Martin McDonagh takes a break from Broadway to bring us his first film since ‘In Bruges’

Martin McDonagh, the man who finds humor in the very darkest places has brought us two movies up until this point. The first a short film, named Six Shooter, which won him an Oscar in 2005. The second, the brutally hilarious and touching In Bruges, starring Ralph Fiennes, Colin Farrell and Brandan Gleeson, which I am a huge fan.  In Bruges was Sundance’s opening film in 2008 and McDonagh received another Oscar nom for Best Original Screenplay.... Read More

Poolhall Junkies

Poolhall Junkies is one of those con movies that leaves you annoyed you just got hustled into watching it.  Despite some really hip music, and some impressive pool shots, this film falls flat. Directed by Mars Callahan, the film follows Johnny (played by Mars Callahan), a hustler, who despite his terrific talent, has left the game of pool behind for a more respectable profession.  This is partly due to his annoying girlfriend, the thirty year old... Read More