Characterful, Well staged, Trimmed of politics, Beautifully spoken, Action-packed
See it if
you're happy to see Shakespeare brought to life, even if reduced to two and a half hours. Or if you're new to Shakespeare.
Don't see it if
you're a purist and stricken to notice a classic line omitted (Hecuba) and a farewell disastrously rewritten (Claudius's farewell to R&G).