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Video: See the Trailer Teaser for Joel Coen’s “Macbeth” Starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand


“Something wicked this way comes.”

That could be a warning about a lot of things including the New York Film Festival, which opens this Friday with Joel Coen’s “Macbeth.”

Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand star. A24 releases with Apple. It’s in black and white. It’s also Joel’s first movie without brother Ethan. Shakespeare wrote it. And Mel Gibson isn’t in it. Will it work? How can it not?

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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