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Byline: U-en Ng
I FINALLY got around to watching Geoffrey Wright's Macbeth (2006) the other night after it won the coin-toss against Mars Attacks! Wright is famous for his film Romper Stomper (1992), starring Russell Crowe (before he became famous) as a Neo-Nazi skinhead and Jacqueline McKenzie (ditto) as a complete fruitcake.
I liked Wright's Macbeth also, although people have criticised it for being too slick, too violent, too commercial, too trite, or all of the above: the story is reset as a Goth-underworld-mafia tragedy and the aesthetic reminded me of the Underworld series, which has simply outclassed all the moon-eyed nonsense passing for vampire films these days with the exception …