Recently I watched Tragedy of Macbeth by Joel Coen at the 59th New York Film Festival at its world premiere. Granted the performances by the cast - Denzel Washington and Frances Mcdormand were great and need to be appreciated, the film itself seemed excruciatingly dull in terms of being a part of cinema.
It felt a lot like Joel simply copy pasted a theatre script and stuck a camera in front of the stage. All the efforts seemed to be directed at the script, dialogues and sound (and maybe because I couldn't follow the Shakespearian English there's a separate chamber of rage for me) - it felt there was SO MUCH room to explore let's say cinematography which was never visited!
I think the movie is influenced by the fact that the Coens are directing plays a lot these days - to the point that Ethan Coen refrained from making any movies as of now just because he wants to focus on theatre
Just my 2 cents
@Debasmita Bhowmik abhi you definitely have to feed me in Tonino's, airport wala hi sahi
PS: MAMI >>> NYFF
You had me at $30 per movie 😨
I am curious though, how/why is MAMI better? One would think NYFF had bigger names attached so that would elevate the festival.
You get a free lunch, don't worry! 😄