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“Macbeth’s Tragedy”: Drama with Denzel Washington Gets 98% Approval on Rotten Tomatoes

Joel Coen’s first solo film ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ (‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’) premieres in January on Apple TV + streaming, but international critics have already been able to find out about the feature and early reviews are among them. we.

And garnering 98% approval ratings in Rotten Tomatoes, the film received rave reviews for the powerful performances from Oscar winners Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, as well as the director’s original approach.

By general consensus, directed by stellar Denzel Washington, the film strips classic history of its visual and narrative foundations.

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“Cruel but utterly alluring, this chilling sight of Macbeth is a visually stunning tour de force. It’s as good as you’d expect from this cast and team, which says a lot. – Helen O’Hara, Empire Magazine

Joel Coen’s triumphant film about Shakespeare’s tragedy surprises on every level, with Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, two acting titans, playing an elderly couple giving murderous ambition their last chance. You can’t take your eyes off them. – Peter Travers, ABC News

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“Every year there comes a time when audiences watch a film that they consider to be that year’s masterpiece. It’s that time, that movie. “- Dwight Brown, National Association of Newspaper Publishers

“By choosing Washington and McDormand as the protagonists, Coen gives a new twist to familiar phrases.” – Charlotte O’Sullivan, London Evening Standard

“As good as the performances are, it’s the way they are aligned with the directing and directing that makes The Macbeth Tragedy such a totally emotional experience.” – Esther Zuckerman, thriller

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In a recent Instagram live, director Joel Coen and actress Frances McDormand revealed some details about the new and long-awaited adaptation of ‘Macbeth’, which will focus on the crime thriller genre and that the ages of the characters will be around. highest importance for the story.

“We call [o projeto] from “The Tragedy of Macbeth” [em tradução livre]McDormand said. “Which I think is an important distinction. In the adaptation of Joel, we explore the age of the characters, and in our adaptation, the Macbeths are older. so denzel [Washington] and I’m older than the other actors. We are in the postmenopausal period, well beyond the age of having children. So that puts pressure on your ambition to have the crown. I think the most important distinction is that [o filme fala] about one last chance at fame.

Washington plays the main character, while McDormand will play Lady Macbeth. The cast also includes Brendan Gleeson as King Duncan and Moses Ingram as Lady Macduff. Corey Hawkins is in talks to appear in the film.

Producer A24 is responsible for initiating the project.

In the original plot, a Scottish couple go through everything and everyone to ascend the throne, committing murders and other atrocities. However, the thirst for power will come at a high price, with both haunted by the dire consequences of their actions.

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