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Alexis Denisof and Amy Acker star in Joss Whedon's adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing. (Toronto International Film Festival)

Joss Whedon's 'Much Ado About Nothing' Gets A Snazzy Teaser Trailer

Mar 8, 2013

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Linda Holmes

Here's how I started my review of Joss Whedon's Much Ado About Nothing, which I saw at the Toronto International Film Festival in September: "It's my position that there are films in the world the highest and greatest purpose of which is to be delightful."

Whedon's (yes) delightful adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing is scheduled for a limited release in the United States in June, and it finally has a trailer for you to look at. The only slight caveat I'd offer is that something about the composition of the trailer (maybe the jazzy music?) makes the movie look a bit slicker than it is — it is less slick than that in the best way. It looks almost like there's a hint of Baz Luhrmann from this presentation, and while I love a hint of Baz Luhrmann in a Baz Luhrmann movie, this isn't that. It's very simply done, it bears the marks of a lovingly crafted, not excessively fussed-over process, and you should absolutely, positively carve out a moment to see it when it finally arrives.

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