Exclusive Clip: Shakespeare Gets Strung Out

EXCLUSIVE CLIP: And on Lead Guitar…Bill Shakespeare! William Shakespeare died 400 years ago this April (gone too soon!). To mark the occasion, Fathom events is presenting a nationwide, one-night-only screening of Bill, a Monty Pythonian look at the Bard’s “lost years” before he hit it big. Forsooth, now the folks at Fathom and BBC Films have provided this clip — exclusively for AARP Movies for Grownups — that involves Shakespeare (Mathew Baynton) getting booted from a medieval pop-music combo called Mortal Coil. Ah, …

A ‘Bourne Legacy’ Star’s Classic Connection – Stacy Keach in DC

When audiences come to see the new Bourne movie (The Bourne Legacy) opening August 10, they’ll not only see a new star, Jeremy Renner, but one of America’s finest Shakespearean actors. Who’s that, you ask? Why, Stacy Keach, who has had a fabulously eclectic career playing parts as diverse as Macbeth, Hamlet (3 times!), King Lear, and that American classic, detective Mike Hammer – the role he may be best known for among people of a certain age. (Watch Stacy …