The Tragedy of Macbeth
Director: Joel Coen Run Time: 105 min. Rating: R Release Year: 2021
Starring: Alex Hassell, Bertie Carvel, Brendan Gleeson, Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand
Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
“Phenomenally dark and wicked, Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth is the most worthy adaptation of a Shakespearean work that has been seen on screen in years.” ~ Aramide Tinubu, Shadow and Act