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Richard III (1995)

Richard III (1995)
This week forensic scientists in the UK determined that the skeletal remains found buried beneath a parking lot are those of Richard III, the last Plantagenet ruler. The notorious Richard III is remembered as a royal bully and murderous usurper in large part thanks to Shakespeare’s play by the same name. While there have been many adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays, to my mind, the 1995 version of Richard III is undoubtedly one of the best. Directed by Richard Loncraine with a screenplay by both Loncraine and actor Sir Ian McKellen, the story is transplanted from pre-Elizabethan England to an...
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