Lady Macbeth: A Bored Woman is a Dangerous Thing (Review)

Lady Macbeth: A Bored Woman is a Dangerous Thing (Review)

2017 has been a good year for women in film.  The astronomical success of Patti Jenkins’ Wonder Woman is no small feat in a male dominated industry.  Sofia Coppola’s period piece The Beguiled is another film that looks at the treatment of women in another time through a modern political lens to tell a meaningful story.  When trailers for William Oldroyd’s Lady Macbeth started making their rounds, it appeared to be a film in the same vein.  However, due to a fragmented style of storytelling, this film is a misstep for feminist cinema. Read more