Review: Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth
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James improvises an impassioned dramatic monologue about the inadequacies of Joel Coen’s new adaptation of The Tragedy of Macbeth, starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand. Orson Welles’s 1948 version, he argues, is aesthetically similar but far superior. Thomas sits and listens.
Watch the Orson Welles Macbeth: https://archive.org/details/macbeth.-1948.-orson.-welles.-103-min
Music is The Duskwhales, “Take It Back”, used with permission. https://theduskwhales.bandcamp.com
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