“That had a heart to love, and in that heart Courage to make’s love known?”

MACBETH Who can be wise, amazed, temperate and furious, Loyal and neutral, in a moment? No man: The expedition my violent love Outrun the pauser, reason. Here lay Duncan, His silver skin laced with his golden blood; And his gash'd stabs look'd like a breach in nature For ruin's wasteful entrance: there, the murderers, Steep'd in the colours of their trade, their daggers Unmannerly breech'd with gore: who could refrain, That had a heart to love, and in that heart Courage to make’s love Read more [...]

“After life’s fitful fever he sleeps well”

LADY MACBETH How now, my lord! why do you keep alone, Of sorriest fancies your companions making, Using those thoughts which should indeed have died With them they think on? Things without all remedy Should be without regard: what's done is done. MACBETH  We have scotch'd the snake, not kill'd it: She'll close and be herself, whilst our poor malice Remains in danger of her former tooth. But let the frame of things disjoint, both the worlds suffer, Ere we will eat our meal in fear and Read more [...]

“There’s daggers in men’s smiles”

MALCOLM What will you do? Let's not consort with them: To show an unfelt sorrow is an office Which the false man does easy. I'll to England. DONALBAIN To Ireland, I; our separated fortune Shall keep us both the safer: where we are, : the near in blood, The nearer bloody. MALCOLM This murderous shaft that's shot Hath not yet lighted, and our safest way Is to avoid the aim. Therefore, to horse; And let us not be dainty of leave-taking, But shift away: there's warrant in that theft Which Read more [...]

Shakespeare – Macbeth – The 1971 Film

The 1971 Macbeth is an English-American adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous work. This is one of the most well-known adaptation of the story, the naturalism pof which was quite shocking in the time of the release. According to the legends of the film, this naturalism is due to a strange tragedy. Roman Polansky, the director of the film planned to travel to Los Angeles, but his visa was invalid. He had to stay in London for a weekend to renew it. While he was waiting for his papers, her beautiful Read more [...]

Shakespeare – Macbeth – The 1948 Film

This film is the adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous drama, Macbeth. This is an American film, made by Orson Welles, who initially wanted to adapt Othello, but he did not manage to find sponsors for that. Welles later changed to Macbeth, which he wanted to film in violent settings, as „a perfect cross between Wuthering Heights and Bride of Frankenstein.” Welles successfully convinced Herbert Yates, the head of Republic Pictures to help him in filming Macbeth. However, Republic was only Read more [...]

Shakespeare: Macbeth – in Lego

Lego animation made for the famous Shakespeare-play, Macbeth. The plot of the play is simplified, but it is still very enjoyable, since the makers kept almost all famous Macbeth quotes!

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