Tag Archives: Macbeth

A Haunting in Cawdor – New Release Review

Christian Robshaw takes a look at this Macbeth inspired chiller… If you think prison is brutal, spare a thought for poor Vivian, a young offender sentenced to help out on an all-con production of Macbeth in middle-of-nowhere Michigan. Nightmare! But it gets worse from there: the has-been director of the project is haunted by a […]

Macbeth – Review

Fassbender’s Macbeth paints bloody swathes across the raw Scottish wilderness… Blood certainly will have blood in this ferocious adaptation of Shakespeare’s play in which brooding menace often gives way to a vicious violence, regularly soaking the sky and land in deep crimson. This is a sparse adaptation which sacrifices a considerable amount of dialogue in favour of lingering shots of […]