Video Fix: Romeo & Juliet Trailer with Hailee Steinfeld

It’s a little cringe-y. But Shakespeare’s story of Romeo & Juliet is, by its very nature, a little cringe-y. And that’s what makes it a classic, lending its timeless, love-conquers-all message to raconteurs through the ages. In the current age, the prevailing style is vampiric, brooding, and melodramatic, so we’re treated to the look and feel of Twilight. (Plus, it was adapted for the screen by Julian Fellowes, the less-than-subtle creator of Downton Abbey.) But Hailee Steinfeld is a vision as Juliet, and Douglas Booth as Romeo ain’t too shabby either. Ed Westwick is also in there, apparently…


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