Re: Shakespearean English
You see, I'm torn here.
I agree with some of you that it might turn away some of the general audience.
On the other hand, being a someone who's studied some of Shakespeare's works, I recognize that there is something so epically poetic about the way it it sounds when spoken properly. And we know that Branagh can handle it as a director.
I mean, I know what they said about the film wouldn't have it, but in the whole scheme of things I would much rather have them speaking Elizabethan English over really modern English with colloquialisms and what have you.
Maybe they could find a nice middle-ground? Like...'Shakespeare Lite'?