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

In Bruges

Out on DVD this week is ‘In Bruges.’ It was selected as the opening night film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and rightfully so. It’s wicked dark, and deliciously funny. The film follows two hitman, Ken and Ray, as they hide out in the medieval town of Bruges after a hit. Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and Ralph Fiennes give outstanding performances. The film is directed and written by Martin McDonagh and is his directorial... Read More