John Michael McDonagh
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The Best Films of 2014
29 Dec 2014 // 9:06 PM

Spanning a Truffaut-indebted magnum opus to a comeback vehicle for Michael Keaton, this collection of films is an eclectic representation of 2014's best.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2011
17 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

In another strong year, crime and punishment take on heart and heroism for the right to be called 2011's best male film acting work.

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Brendan Gleeson Plays a Sort of Johnny Cash of the Soul in 'Calvary'
12 Aug 2014 // 7:00 AM

John Michael McDonagh’s caustic passion play pits one stolid cleric against the whole filthy universe of base humanity, which demands he atone for the sins of the Catholic Church.

This Isn’t Your Typical Straight-Arrow Police Officer: 'The Guard'
25 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

Brendan Gleeson never misses a beat as Sergeant Gerry Boyle, and his success lifts this clever film to a higher level.

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