Thursday, July 14, 2016


Made in the aftermath of the Manson killings that claimed his wife's life, Roman Polanski's take on Shakespeare's Scottish tragedy of the noble thane overcome with madness by visions of power and glory is a violent, atmospheric, visually exquisite mood piece, infected with a tinge of melancholy, and carried out sublimely by a troupe of unknown actors.
*** 1/2 out of ****