Friday, June 7, 2013

Could <i>The Internship</i> Actually Be Funny?

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Much Ado About Nothing Joss Whedon movie
Much Ado About Nothing: My full review of Joss Whedon's Avengers timeout goes into this further, but it's not unlike one of those Buffy episodes where much of the running time would include no talking ("Hush") or lots of singing ("Once More, with Feeling") or long, intense scenes ("The Body"). This time, the challenge is: Joss Whedon writing and directing something he doesn't really get to write, and can't even really rewrite, because it's Shakespeare, and Joss Whedon would never do Shakespeare like that. The project evolved from a series of for-fun Shakespeare readings at the Whedon residence, which is why this movie was shot at the Whedon residence, starring some of the least-famous members of his unofficial acting troupe (no Eliza Dushku, Alyson Hannigan, or Chris Evans here). But all of that works out well—even the no-new-dialogue thing!

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