Published August 01. 2013 4:00AM
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PG-13, 107 minutes. Through tonight only at Olde Mistick Village Art Cinemas.
Joss Whedon, best known for "The Avengers" and TV's "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," has made a modern-dress adaptation of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" that is strictly bare bones, shot in black-and-white and on a single location. It is utterly and completely lovely.
- Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle