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Oscar Contenders: The Tragedy of Macbeth and The Power of the Dog | At the Movies

In the lead up to the announcement of the Oscar nominations on Feb. 8, Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press looks at two more strong contenders. The Tragedy of Macbeth is an update to the Shakespeare classic, directed by Joel Coen and starring Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand. The Power of the Dog is a sprawling Montana western drama, directed by Jane Campion and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst.

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(Original air-date: 1/24/22)

Paul Willistein is Editor of the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section, a position he has held for 10 years. He has received more than one dozen Keystone state journalism awards and an Allentown Arts Commission Arts Ovation Award. He reviews movies and theater and writes features stories about arts and entertainment, news stories about municipal and school topics and takes photographs for Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.
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