The Tragedy of Macbeth
Certified Fresh with 96% on Rotten Tomatoes!
Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand star in Joel Coen’s bold and fierce adaptation; a tale of murder, madness, ambition, and wrathful cunning.
USA, 2021, 105 minutes, Rated R, Directed by Joel Coen
“It's one of the most visually striking and leanest versions of ‘the Scottish play’ ever put on film, with blockbuster performances from Oscar winners Frances McDormand and Denzel Washington as Lady and Lord Macbeth, and a brilliant supporting cast.”– Richard Roeper, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
“There is no comfort in Coen's vision, but his rigor - and Washington's vigor - are never less than exhilarating.”– A.O. Scott, THE NEW YORK TIMES
“(Not) just a robust rendition that renews The Scottish Play in our memory, but a terrific thriller, a bold, unblinking plunge into murder and madness set against nearly unlimited power.”– Roger Moore, MOVIE NATION
“The leads are terrific, but Coen's vision stands apart because of its unsettling atmosphere, which is spellbinding and seductive.”– Randy Myers, SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS
“Joel Coen's triumphant film of Shakespeare's tragedy astounds on every level, with Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand, two acting titans, playing an aging couple taking their last shot at murderous ambition. You can't take your eyes off them.”– Peter Travers, ABC NEWS
“A ‘Macbeth’ that is sure to seduce audiences - one that, for all its darkness of import, is light-spirited, fleet, and intoxicating.”– Owen Gleiberman, VARIETY