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Do not always trust your supporters and be especially aware of the Ides of March!
on August 12, 2015
Well-staged and colorful rendition of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar," made in the early 1970's. Good performances by Charlton Heston, Sir
John Gielgud (as Caesar), Richard Chamberlain, Robert Vaughn, Diana Rigg and Jason Robards in an under-rated performances as "Brutus."
Effective and satisfying on most levels, especially the assignation scene wherein Caesar is betrayed and stabbed to death by his trusted
friends and supposed supporters. At times a bit ponderous and "stagey" but worth the time and the effoty. However, does not live up the
earlier M-G-M masterpiece starring Marlon Brando and James Mason.