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Fassbender pulls off a mesmerising turn as Macbeth - the kind that gets noticed during awards season. He is ably backed up by Cotillard in a restrained performance as Lady Macbeth.

A well-told tale and riveting performances

Nov 27, 2015 5:50 AM

FAMILIARITY breeds contentment when it comes to Shakespeare, and Macbeth is right up there with the best of the Bard. The story of how a noble warrior - spurred by his wife's vaulting ambition, his own poisonous thoughts about the throne and the cryptic prophesies of three "weird women" - comes