History Theatre / MacBeth

30th Nov '16 4:01:34 PM Saveelich
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''Macbeth'' has been adapted into several notable films over the decades by the likes of Creator/OrsonWelles, Creator/AkiraKurosawa, Creator/RomanPolanski, Bela Tarr and recently a 2015 version by Justin Kurzel starring Creator/MichaelFassbender.

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''Macbeth'' has been adapted into several notable films over the decades by the likes of Creator/OrsonWelles, Creator/AkiraKurosawa, Creator/RomanPolanski, Bela Tarr and recently a 2015 version by Justin Kurzel starring Creator/MichaelFassbender.Creator/MichaelFassbender, Creator/MarionCotillard and Creator/DavidThewlis.
21st Nov '16 7:36:59 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* VillainousValor: Macbeth, at the end. Having spent the latter half of the play convinced nobody can kill him, all the omens of his doom are before him and he loses his courage. Then, realizing he'll be captured and humiliated, he resolves to go down fighting, and does.

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* VillainousValor: VillainousValour: Macbeth, at the end. Having spent the latter half of the play convinced nobody can kill him, all the omens of his doom are before him and he loses his courage. Then, realizing he'll be captured and humiliated, he resolves to go down fighting, and does.
30th Oct '16 11:07:58 AM DustSnitch
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* {{Badass}}: Macbeth, if all the exposition about him is to be believed.

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* {{Badass}}: Macbeth, if all AssassinationAttempt: The play revolves around Macbeth's cold murder of King Duncan and the exposition about him is downward spiral Macbeth falls into trying to be believed.ensure his continued rule by killing anyone else of political significance.
29th Sep '16 12:37:12 PM Morgenthaler
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'''''The Tragedy of Macbeth''''' is a 1606 play written by Creator/WilliamShakespeare. It was written at the express request of King James I/VI of England and Scotland, who asked Shakespeare to present a new play to honor his visitor, the King of Denmark.

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'''''The ''The Tragedy of Macbeth''''' Macbeth'' is a 1606 play written by Creator/WilliamShakespeare. It was written at the express request of King James I/VI of England and Scotland, who asked Shakespeare to present a new play to honor his visitor, the King of Denmark.
29th Sep '16 12:37:01 PM Morgenthaler
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* BadassMustache: In keeping with the pseudo-Soviet style of the adaptation, Patrick Stewart's Macbeth sports one that would make [[JosephStalin Stalin]] proud.

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* BadassMustache: In keeping with the pseudo-Soviet style of the adaptation, Patrick Stewart's Macbeth sports one that would make [[JosephStalin [[UsefulNotes/JosephStalin Stalin]] proud.
22nd Sep '16 9:32:58 AM Da1tonTheGreat
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*{{Bookends}}: Towards the beginning, Macbeth displays the severed head of the traitor Macdonwald. At the end, his own treasonous head is on display.


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* TheGoodKing: There's no indication that Duncan was a bad king.
21st Sep '16 6:47:05 PM ecuvulle6267
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* TheLowMiddleAges: Technically set in this era. [[note]] By a very slim margin: the historical Macbeth ruled during the 1050s [[/note]]
20th Sep '16 3:05:40 PM Da1tonTheGreat
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* ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill: Banquo gets his [[SlashedThroat throat slashed]] and receives "twenty trenched gashes on his head" before being thrown in a ditch to rot. To say that he was murdered is an understatement.
31st Aug '16 5:59:37 AM Ciara25
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* EvenEvilHasStandards: As Macbeth sinks further into underhanded deeds and cruelty, even the ''witches'' look good by comparison. "By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes."

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: As Macbeth sinks further into underhanded deeds and cruelty, even the ''witches'' look good by comparison.start to regard him as evil. "By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes."
30th Aug '16 5:51:18 PM Ciara25
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* ItWasHereISwear: Banquo's ghost.

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* ItWasHereISwear: Banquo's ghost. It doesn't help his case that Macbeth's the only one who can see the ghost anyway.
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