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Macbeth Reviews

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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
Does Polanski's Macbeth work? Not especially, but it was an admirable try.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
July 3, 2008
The wide-screen visuals swamp the dialogue, and the thematics have been turned inside out -- but that's what movie adaptations ought to do.
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Polanski's evident desire to elicit understated, naturalistic performances from his cast also underplays the poetry of the play...
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
This is an original film by an original film artist, and not an 'interpretation.'
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J. Hoberman
Village Voice
May 4, 2004
The film's bear-baiting, barnyard pageantry is less convincing than its clammy locations.