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  1. Sir Ian McKellenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Free Dictionary

    ... Cinderella and of Laurence Olivier 's Hamlet. by the amateurs of Wigan's Little Theatre, shortly followed by their Macbeth and Wigan High School for Girls' production of A Midsummer Night's Dream , with music by Mendelssohn , with the role of Bottom ...

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  2. Brain Viner reviews MacbethRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    A tale of ruthless Scottish ambition that might give even Nicola Sturgeon and her nationalist acolytes pause for thought, this new version of Macbeth - which was a contender for the Cannes Film Festival's top prize, the Palme d'Or - is gruesomely bloodthirsty but immensely powerful. Australian director Justin Kurzel's stab at William Shakespeare's shortest but darkest tragedy goes straight to the heart; Macbeth has been adapted many times for the screen, but this is a match for any of them.

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  3. Where art thou Michael Fassbender? At Cannes, of courseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sunday Herald

    It was the cry of all hail Macbeth at the Cannes Film Festival, as a new film version of Shakespeare's 'Scottish play' was unveiled to huge acclaim. It was the cry of all hail Macbeth at the Cannes Film Festival, as a new film version of Shakespeare's 'Scottish play' was unveiled to huge acclaim.

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  4. Fassbender tackles 'the Scottish film'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | BBC News

    "The Scottish play" - as William Shakespeare's Macbeth is known among actors - has become "the Scottish film" starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard as the infamous couple who murder their way to the throne of Scotland. But the movie, directed by Australian Justin Kurzel and which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this weekend, has a new interpretation of Shakespeare's tragic hero and why he sets out on his doomed path to power.

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  5. Kurzel brings a modern touch to the BardRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Inside Film

    ... in making Shakespeare cool again for mainstream cinemagoers judging by the mostly ecstatic reviews in Cannes for Macbeth. Screened in competition on Saturday, the See-Saw Films production stars Michael Fassbender as the Scottish lord and Marion ...

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  6. Cannes hails premiere of a bloody, stylish 'Macbeth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Something wicked came the way of the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday when Justin Kurzel premiered his bloody, stylish adaptation of "Macbeth" with Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. Cannes hailed the premiere of the Australian director's interpretation of the Shakespeare tragedy, the final film to screen in competition at the festival, which concludes Sunday.

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  7. Fassbender, Cotillard breathe new life into MacbethRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Globe and Mail

    Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard pose during a photocall for the film "Macbeth" at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southeastern France, on May 23, 2015. Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard pose during a photocall for the film "Macbeth" at the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southeastern France, on May 23, 2015.

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  8. Justin Kurzel's Cannes return with Macbeth, Michael Fassbender and Marion CotillardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Canberra Times

    Four years after his film Snowtown came apparently from nowhere to win the Critics' Week prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Australian director Justin Kurzel is back on the Riviera with his symphonically sweeping adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth. This time, his film is in the festival's main competition.

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  9. Cannes Film Festival hails premiere of a bloody, stylish a MacbethaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Medincine Hat News

    Something wicked came the way of the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday when Justin Kurzel premiered his bloody, stylish adaptation of "Macbeth" with Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. Cannes hailed the premiere of the Australian director's interpretation of the Shakespeare tragedy, the final film to screen in competition at the festival, which concludes Sunday.

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  10. 'Macbeth': Cannes ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    Show people may superstitiously refuse to call Macbeth anything other than "the Scottish play," but the producers of this latest film version have lucked out by assembling cast and crew elements that make for an intensely compelling work. Although tradition is upheld with a Dark Ages-Early Christian period setting, actually shot in Scotland for once , in most other respects Australian director Justin Kurzel filters Shakespeare's tragic story of murderous ambition through a resolutely modern sensibility.

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  11. A Handful of Films Deliver Cinematic Gut-Punches at CannesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The New York Observer

    ... panache or wit. But the biggest ball-rattling burst of machismo is potentially yet to come. A new film version of Macbeth , from acclaimed Australian Justin Kurzel and starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard as Shakespeare's most infamous ...

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  12. The OffenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | DVD Times

    ... Yours ) that he wants directed by one of the best, if not the best, directors he has worked with, and a version of MacBeth , a role that he has played in a TV adaptation in 1961, which will never see the light of days. In The Offence , he reveals ...

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  13. Martin Scorsese to Film Kenneth Branagh-Led MACBETH at WWII Airfield With Original Manchester CastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Now The Daily Mail writes that the director will film the project at an old World War II airfield at Leavesden, Hertfordshire, in order to capture the look and feel of the original stage production -- co-directed by Branagh and Rob Ashford -- for Manchester in 2013. Branagh and Ashford are working to reunite most of the original company and will stage the play while Scorsese captures their work on film.

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  14. Martin Scorsese's big new film? It's Ken's Macbeth says Baz BamigboyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Daily Mail

    ... out of Georgia graduation ceremony early Oscar-winning director Scorsese has agreed to shoot the stage production of Macbeth that starred Branagh and Alex Kingston, and was directed jointly by Branagh and Rob Ashford, at Leavesden in Hertfordshire. ...

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  15. First Footage From 'Macbeth' Released Ahead of Cannes DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... its too early to speculate but w/e oop @ my mind going straight to oscars Marion will be fantastic as a haunted Lady Macbeth. It's the ruthless scenes I'm most excited to see her in. It's from Cannes opening ceremony. The clips are only so long ...

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  16. Celebrate Orson Welles' 100th birthday with these two Shakespearean filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Examiner.com

    ... films. So here's a look at two of his films that you can watch tonight: Welles directed and starred as the lead, Macbeth. Alongside with him was Jeanette Nolan, Dan O'Herlihy, Roddy McDowall, and Edgar Barrier. Charles K. Feldman and Richard Wilson ...

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  17. The Orson Welles centenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | CBS News

    ... Virginia Nicolson, with whom Welles later eloped. The Three Witches and assorted voodoo adherents in a scene from "Macbeth," at the Lafayette Theatre in Harlem, New York. One of the biggest sensations of Welles' stage career was his 1936 production ...

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  18. A quick guide to Orson Welles' moviesRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | SFGate

    ... mirrors, co-starring Welles and his then-wife Rita Hayworth . Some exteriors were shot at San Francisco's Playland. "Macbeth" (1948): This is a solid treatment of Macbeth, hampered at times by Welles' own scenery chewing in the title role, but ...

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  19. Stageloft kills it with rapid-fire renditions of Shakespeare's worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Cleopatra” are edited together into a micro-second blur of knife-stabbing and snake-biting hilarity. “Macbeth,” oh no, too late to say “the Scottish Play,” is enacted with a Scottish burr so thick it would make ...

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  20. Clwyd Theatre Cymru to stage classic who dunnit?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | IcNorthWales

    ... UK tour into Spring 2015, with a date at Clwyd Theatr Cymru . The cast for the 2015 tour includes Hester Arden (Macbeth, Orange Tree Theatre) as Miss Casewell, Edward Elgood as Christopher Wren, Mark Homer (EastEnders' Tony Hill) as Giles Ralston, ...

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