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The Tragedy Of Macbeth Review: Denzel Washington And Frances McDormand Cut A Bloody Swathe Through Joel Coen’s Expressionist Nightmare

“Life is but a walking shadow,” Denzel Washington’s Macbeth quietly bemoans as he sees the beginning of the end of his short and violent reign in Joel Coen’s explosive adaptation of The Scottish Play. Coen’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth,” strong emphasis on the “tragedy,” is the latest in a long line of adaptations of the […]

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‘That is our job in theatre – I’m gonna make you love me!’ Noma Dumezweni meets Harriet Walter

The stars of stage and screen chat about playing witches, seeing ghosts and stepping into another legend’s shoesThey have enjoyed huge success on TV with The Undoing and Killing Eve, respectively, but Noma Dumezweni and Harriet Walter started out on stage. They met in 1999, when Dumezweni played a witch and understudied Walter as Lady […]

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Channing Tatum, Scooter Braun & Amazon Team For YA Lady Macbeth-Adapted Musical

There have been many different, unique iterations of Shakespeare’s titanic tragedy “Macbeth” throughout film history. Ranging from Kurosawa’s “Throne of Blood” to the recent Florence Pugh-breakout “Lady Macbeth,” the narrative template of Shakespeare’s story has proven to be timeless and malleable, allowing artists to adapt and reinterpret the material to support new contexts and themes […]

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Here’s Chris Pine Doing Shakespeare in a Scottish Accent for Stephen Colbert — Watch

Friday brings a chance to see two hours of Chris Pine speaking as if he grew up thousands of miles away from California. Still, his character in “Outlaw King” did live a few centuries before the time of Shakespeare.Wednesday night on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Pine talked about how, even with that gap […]

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