Tag Archives: Shakespeare

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 […]

‘Anarchy’ adds grit to Shakespeare’s Cymbeline

The Bard’s work is being updated to a battle between bikers and corrupt cops … So once again we are getting a modern day adaptation of Shakespeare’s work, this time of his less well known Cymbeline. The film, now having changed its title to Anarchy in a move which presumabley is to try to cash […]