Two old Shakespeare movies we have recently enjoyed:
As You Like It (Laurence Olivier's first on-screen Shakespeare role. The actress who plays Rosalind is German, and her accent sometimes gets in the way, but she is so cute!)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (A very young Mickey Rooney as Puck. James Cagney plays Bottom-- he is hilarious.)
Both of the Shakespeare plays are lighthearted, whimsical comedies, and each of these movies use sets, costumes and pageantry to that end, I think. Not that I am an expert. You should watch them and decide for yourself.