‘Anonymous’ DVD Review

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on March 16, 2012

DVD ($30.99)

Was William Shakespeare a fraud? That’s the barbed bard question literary scholars have bandied about for centuries, and it forms the conspiratorial core of this period-piece drama set in a muddy, bloody Elizabethian-Era England boiling with political intrigue and randy royal cover-ups. Director Roland Emmerich explores one juicy, historically intriguing possibility with an all-star international cast, including Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson and David Thewlis.

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