The Tragedy of Macbeth

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Macbeth movies have been foul and fair – Joel Coen’s is a stunner
The Tragedy of Macbeth follows in the footsteps of Orson Welles’s bold 1948 film, which showed how imagination can turn Shakespeare’s text into more than just a costume epic

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25, Jan, 2022 @6:43 AM

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The Tragedy of Macbeth review – Denzel Washington delivers a noirish nightmare
Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand hit top form in Joel Coen’s austere reimagining of Shakespeare’s Scottish bloodbath

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31, Dec, 2021 @10:06 AM

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The Tragedy of Macbeth review – Joel Coen’s stripped-down version is beautiful but bloodless
Kathryn Hunter’s three-in-one witch steals the show as Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand prove too measured as Shakespeare’s murderous couple

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26, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Actor Kathryn Hunter: ‘I gravitated towards male roles because men are given more interesting things to do’
The theatre star on the car crash that transformed her life, changing her name for work – and playing all three witches in Joel Coen’s new film of Macbeth

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12, Dec, 2021 @9:30 AM

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