It was fun. It was primarily fun because it was basically a family reunion. Joss brought a bunch of folks he liked who have worked with him before to his country estate for like 11 days and shot.
The cinematography was gorgeous - the masque ball, in particular, was really pretty.
And everyone did a decent job. But there is definitely a difference between mainstream, modern film acting and Shakespearean acting. Majorly different skillsets. Not all of them have both (sorry, dears; no offence). Perfectly enjoyable, nonetheless. Though it was *really* weird to see Sean as a bad guy. Major synapse confusion going on. Haha.
Anywho, well worth an afternoon, but not likely to fulfil a craving for proper Shakespeare.