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

The Way Back

I usually tend to avoid reading reviews of films before I write my own. So I feel like I have to say up front that I’ve being stewing all day over what Manohla Dargis had to say about Peter Weir’s newest film, The Way Back. And it has most likely influenced at least part of my opinion of the movie. The film is very loosely based on a book who’s authenticity is the subject of much debate by the name of The Long Walk, by Slawomir Rawicz... Read More

Pride and Glory

The buzz around Pride and Glory was pretty bad after New Line decided to push the film’s release date back from March 14th this year. People assumed the movie was crap, that the studio was embarrassed of it.  I believed these rumors.  I did.  Even after I read Colin Farrell’s attempt to shed more light on the situation.  He had this to say about it all: “There’s this rumor going around that [Pride and Glory has been bumped]... Read More