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    17 Shakespeare Films Worth Watching

    Though there’s nothing like seeing Shakespeare live on stage, the magic of cinema can bring new light to the Bard's classic works—and can allow us to view timeless performances over and over again. How many great Shakespearean performances have you seen at the movies? Here are 17 ...

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    ‘Suffragette’ Leads Acting Charge for British Indie Film Awards

    The British Independent Film Awards have announced the nominees for 2015, which include acting recognitions for four actors on Suffragette,” including Carey Mulligan, Colin Farrell for indie film with the most nods overall “The Lobster,” Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard for “Macbeth,” and Saoirse Ronan for “Brooklyn.”

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    WATCH: The Gorgeous Trailer for ‘Macbeth’

    StudioCanal has released the much anticipated trailer of the visceral retelling of one of literature’s most well-known stories; “Macbeth” practically incinerates the screen.

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    Alan Cumming’s Dressing Room Parties

    The Tony winner returns to Broadway in “Cabaret” opposite Michelle Williams, bringing with him a sense of play and aftershow cocktail parties (and a sponsored bar!) in his dressing room.

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    Ethan Hawke and the Cast of ‘Macbeth’ on Shakespeare Training (Slideshow)

    We chatted with the cast of the upcoming Lincoln Center revival of “Macbeth,” starring Ethan Hawke in the title role, about their Shakespeare training and how they’re approaching their characters.

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    Best of the Week Ahead: Oct. 17–23

    Kenneth Branagh in “Macbeth”; the Broadway opening of “A Time to Kill”; Lorenzo Pisoni’s solo show “Humor Abuse”; BAMcinématek’s Karen Black retrospective; and the IFC premiere of sketch comedy series “The Birthday Boys” are what we’re looking forward to this week.

  • Reviews

    Inventive ‘Macbeth’ Provides New Perspectives on Shakespeare’s Tragedy

    A stunningly versatile Alan Cumming leads us into dark corridors of the human mind in this near-solo staging of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth, from the National Theatre of Scotland.