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Michael Fassender take on the role of Macbeth in the new film adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous play. This isn’t one for the faint-hearted as General Macbeth, at the behest of his wife, plots to gain power of the throne over the sitting king, Duncan. He overthrows the incumbent king, but soon becomes overcome with guilt. Marion Cotillard plays the evil Lady Macbeth, while Irish actor Jack Reynor also features. The film was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and has received rave reviews so far.