Martin McDonagh
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//Features

The Best Films of 2012
27 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.

Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008
13 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.

//Reviews

The Dead Talk in Maírtín Ó Cadhain's 'The Dirty Dust'
24 Feb 2015 // 2:00 AM

This novel's recurring themes of discontent and rivalry dominate whatever moments of tenderness and solidarity remain after Irish village life has given way to common death.

'Seven Psychopaths': Four, Maybe Five, Men in Search of a Story
12 Oct 2012 // 3:30 AM

Gabby, sprawling, and bloody, Seven Psychopaths isn't as clever as it thinks it is.

//Blogs

'Seven Psychopaths' Is Smart, If Slightly Self-Serving
11 Oct 2012 // 11:30 PM

Seven Psychopaths dares us to cheer for the bad guys, question anyone who claims they are good, and wonder aloud what's real and what's part of Marty's literary process.

//News

Colin Farrell is not your ordinary hit man
13 Feb 2008 // 8:56 PM

Bruges, the Belgian port city known for its medieval architecture and Flemishness, is referred to in such unspeakable terms during the upcoming "In Bruges" that

Irish playwright makes film-directing debut with ‘In Bruges'
6 Feb 2008 // 9:13 PM

"I'd never let any of my plays be made into films, even though we've had offers," said Irish dramatist Martin McDonagh during a recent visit

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