Criterion Collection Spine #726
A murderous lust for power, leading to overwhelming paranoia is the core of William Shakespeare's Tragedy of Macbeth. And Director Roman Polanski did an amazing job with creating this genuine adaptation of the legendary play.
"Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble."
There is just something about a Shakespeare adaptation, where it really pays to have recently read the source material before watching the movie in order to have a better overall grasp of the story, so you can key into all the wickedly great dialogue. After reading 'Hamlet' in High School, and watching almost every movie version (Never saw the modern Ethan Hawke one). I was really intrigued to get invested in…