Random Movie Monday — Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Happy Monday! Today’s random movie is Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (HU DVD 1185). It stars Gary Oldman and Tim Roth as the titular characters. Here’s our summary: The fringe characters from Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ take center stage at Elsinore. Yes, our summary is short, but there’s really no way we can capture what this movie’s … Continue reading “Random Movie Monday — Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead”

Happy Monday! Today’s random movie is Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (HU DVD 1185). It stars Gary Oldman and Tim Roth as the titular characters.

Here’s our summary:

The fringe characters from Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’ take center stage at Elsinore.

Yes, our summary is short, but there’s really no way we can capture what this movie’s about in a few succinct sentences. Written and directed by Tom Stoppard (my favorite playwright), and based on his play of the same name, the movie is absurd, funny, and occasionally deadly serious.

Hello There!

Hello, fellow film buffs! Allow me to introduce myself—my name is India, and I am… the new Tara. Tara bid Media Services adieu last month, and now I’m stepping into her role as the administrator and primary poster on this blog of ours. I’ll still be doing Random Movies on Mondays, commemorating my favorite film … Continue reading “Hello There!”

Hello, fellow film buffs! Allow me to introduce myself—my name is India, and I am… the new Tara. Tara bid Media Services adieu last month, and now I’m stepping into her role as the administrator and primary poster on this blog of ours. I’ll still be doing Random Movies on Mondays, commemorating my favorite film icons’ birthdays, and posting everything you ever wanted (or didn’t want to) know about the AU Media Collection.

In lieu of a stilted icebreaker in paragraph form, I’m going to list my top five things you can find in the AU Media Collection. In no particular order:

Jane Eyre – DVD 11799

Star Wars V: The Empire Strikes Back – DVD 1644

Band of Brothers – DVD 14080

Ever After: A Cinderella Story – DVD 190

Howl’s Moving Castle – DVD 2979