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Macbeth Reviews

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Variety Staff
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Does Polanski's Macbeth work? Not especially, but it was an admirable try.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Derek Adams
Time Out
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Polanski's evident desire to elicit understated, naturalistic performances from his cast also underplays the poetry of the play...

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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The film's bear-baiting, barnyard pageantry is less convincing than its clammy locations.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 4, 2004
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

The major problem with the film is that the acting is lifeless.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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This is an original film by an original film artist, and not an 'interpretation.'

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

October 23, 2004
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Released just two years after Polanski's then pregnant wife was brutally murdered by members of the Manson family, and morbidly preoccupied with violence and cruelty

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

March 24, 2006
Fernando F. Croce

Polanski's worldview of brutish power-plays couldn't be more at home in Shakespeare's medieval times

Full Review Source: CinePassion

December 6, 2009
Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

I don't know that there's a clear winner in the contest for Roman Polanski's bleakest depiction of human nature. But "Macbeth" is indisputably in the running.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 8/10

September 23, 2014
Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine

If you're a fan of Shakespeare or Polanski, you won't want to miss this.

Full Review Source: Sin Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 12, 2012
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

Shakespeare's bloodiest play gets a chilling existentialist update from Roman Polanski

| Original Score: 5/5

July 26, 2002
Rob Gonsalves

Macbeth is dark, malignant, shot through with the most upsetting and gut-wrenching violence you will ever see in a major-studio release.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 5/5

January 1, 2000
Cole Smithey

[VIDEO ESSAY] Nothing else in the cannon of Shakespeare filmic adaptations comes close to the dramatic purity that Polanski achieves with "Macbeth."

Full Review Source: | Original Score: A+

November 7, 2005
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Something of a disappointment.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

December 6, 2005
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

A worthy addition to the Bard's cinematic canon.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 80/100

July 25, 2001
Jeremiah Kipp

Made shortly after the Sharon Tate murders, there's a disturbing resonance when Macbeth's gang of wild-eyed assassins butchers noble MacDuff's wife and children.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 7, 2002
Jeremy Heilman

Shakespeare wrote "the play's the thing," but it makes an argument that the setting and direction can play just as important a role in dramatizing an adaptation.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/4

June 10, 2002
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

An over-the-top bu highly effective adaption of the Shakespeare classic with Polanski's disctinctive touches.

| Original Score: 5/5

March 25, 2005
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 5/5

November 14, 2003
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

With its apparent fixation on murder and cruelty, it is difficult to overlook a number of the unsettling autobiographical details in the film.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

November 1, 2004
Jay Antani
Cinema Writer

a bloody, rip-roaring good time

Full Review Source: Cinema Writer | Original Score: 3.5

August 17, 2010
Jason Anderson
October 18, 2008

May 24, 2003

AV Club
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October 18, 2008
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