To the ranks of the screen’s most illustrious adaptors of Shakespeare, we can add Troma Entertainment’s Lloyd Kaufman, director of Tromeo and Juliet (1996) and now this new gross-out version of The Tempest.
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To the ranks of the screen’s most illustrious adaptors of Shakespeare—Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, Kenneth Branagh—we can add Troma Entertainment’s Lloyd Kaufman, director of Tromeo and Juliet (1996) and now this new gross-out version of The Tempest. Kaufman also stars in the movie; his Prospero is a brilliant scientist whose cure for opioid addition is thwarted by evil pharmaceutical executives. So with the help of a large supply of whale laxative (not in theView more
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