Macbeth (2015) – Movie Review

February 10, 2016 2:20 am by
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Overview

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.

Cast

  • Michael Fassbender - Macbeth
  • Marion Cotillard - Lady Macbeth
  • Paddy Considine - Banquo
  • Lochlann Harris - Fleance

Director

  • Justin Kurzel

Review

Dirty, dark, brutal and cold are all words that describe this version of Macbeth. The cinematography and acting are top notch and the final battle/confrontation reminded me of Kurosawa. Good stuff.

3.0 Stars (3.0 / 5)

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