jane eyre 2011

Coriolanus (2011)

I finally saw the 2011 film Coriolanus, the Ralph Fiennes, Vanessa Redgrave and Gerard Butler show. I had never seen a production before and my sticking impression of the play's text was that it was blazingly, bizarrely homoerotic. This is also true of the movie, but seen onscreen it's clearly a brand of homoeroticism that isn't really about sex. It's about the glorification of conflict and violence superseding intimacy and the most intense acts of emotional expression being acts of violence.
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