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How does the Macbeths' child add to their characterization and does it have a precedent?

The mention of Lady Macbeth once having a child is certainly not a new invention created by the filmmakers for this particular adaptation of Macbeth. Shakespeare's Macbeth mentions Lady Macbeth ...
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Why Did Milos Forman Change 'Hair' as Much as He Did?

I think there are some hints in this interview with Forman. First, I found this amusing: O: What about Hair? Did something particular draw you to the play? MF: Songs. I saw the very first ...
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Why Did Milos Forman Change 'Hair' as Much as He Did?

I think we can find an answer in Forman's biography and filmography. For me, Forman is about one thing (as we can see in Hair and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), the conflict between an individual ...
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Did Vishal Bhardwaj want to make Shakespearean trilogy from the start?

It is known that Vishal Bhardwaj is a big fan of Shakespeare. So clearly he must have wanted to turn them into movies and it seems he planned to make them a trilogy at least after the second film: "...
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What is the main differences between "A Streetcar Named Desire" on stage and movie?

The primary difference is that Blanche Dubois lost her young lover because he was a homosexual, and not because he "couldn't hold a job".
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Willamson left the office before Roma got the Lingk contract

You asked: If Roma didn't make the sale until after Williamson left the office, how could Williamson have filed the contract? At 24m when closing the office Williamson says, "I got to go home, ...
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Willamson left the office before Roma got the Lingk contract

This is a massive spoiler: So, chronologically: Levine and Williamson are in the car. Williamson leaves. Roma closes the deal, goes to the office and lets the contract at the office. The joint gets ...
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Why Did Tim Burton cut the Ballad from Sweeney Todd?

Burton felt that the ballad (and most of the other song that required a chorus) were simply too 'theatrical'. He strongly wanted to preserve the songs where one individual is singing to another on ...
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