The Happy Prince ★★★

Someone who scans as the love of your life when life is charmed can take on a more conditional quality after a fall. Wilde is soon back in Paris lodgings, the worse for wear. If only Everett had trusted his dark material and not seen fit to ‘jazz’ it up with zany camera flourishes and a jarringly loud and syrupy score. Quotes from Wilde’s original works are shoehorned into every available gap, highlighting how far the independent efforts of The Everett Show fall from those of his muse.

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