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Thailand Bans 'Subversive' Film Adaptation of Macbeth

Thai censors sensitive to depictions of monarchy

(Newser) - Thailand's film censors have banned an adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, saying it could inflame political passions in the country where it is taboo to criticize the monarchy. The Thai-language film Shakespeare Must Die is about a theater group in a fictional country resembling Thailand that is staging a... More »

Don't Say I'm 'Bloodthirsty' for Wanting Tony Dead

New York takes exec to task for fan-bashing

(Newser) - "Eat me:" choice words from New York's David Edelstein to Sopranos creator David Chase, who recently called fans "bloodthirsty" for caring more about Tony Soprano's foggy fate than real-world troubles. "There is nothing bloodthirsty about hoping for a little closure at the end of a much-loved... More »

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