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The story of Macbeth needs no introduction.  One of Shakespeare’s most famous works, it’s a story that only seems to grow with time.  Putting it on the big screen in 2015 is a tough task for that very reason.   390 more words



I love Shakespeare, but I’m not a purist who insists that everything should be done as ‘written’ by Will himself. So it didn’t bother me that things had been ‘cut’ for the screenplay here – in fact, often it’s totally necessary to help a play make the successful move from stage to screen. 305 more words



Macbeth (2015) (113 mins)

Director – Justin Kurzel

Starring – Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Paddy Considine

Premise – A trio of witches prophesise that Macbeth will one day be king, a cause not helped by his excessive ambition and insane wife. 1,083 more words


Peaky Blinders begins filming season three, Paddy Considine joins cast

Peaky Blinders is a funny show for me. I enjoy it, but for the purposes of this site I’ve never seen it as a crime drama – it’s more of a gangster and family drama, even though there’s crime (bloody at that) . 266 more words

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What I told my friend about Macbeth

This isn’t a remotely Halloweeny post, but I went to see Macbeth on Friday and wanted to keep it timely.  I went to the beautiful Duke of York’s in Brighton.  262 more words



Anybody who thinks Shakespeare has no relevance to contemporary society has obviously never read any of his texts or has somehow remained oblivious to the skulduggery that has played out within Australian political life in recent years. 673 more words

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