Like Gaston, this is a shallow, barrel chested film that fails due to its own arrogance and self importance.
Al Pacino is a Shakespeare-phile and the best part of this documentary is hearing everyone talk about Shakespeare. It is very fascinating to see a take on Shakespeare through an actor’s perspective. You see the method in action and fun interviews with various people waxing poetic about Shakespeare. But, they picked “Richard III”, apparently the most produced of all of Shakespeare’s plays. I personally find it boring and wished they picked something more interesting like “King Lear” but the real…