I decided to reblog my review after this raw film won three of the top awards at the Golden Globes on Sunday night, Best Actress, Frances McDormand, Best Supporting Actor Sam Rockwell and, the top prize of Best Film. If you enjoy clear writing and quick dialogue, recognizable characters and experiential life development, you won’t be disappointed
* * * * * An enthusiastic five star endorsement.
ThrThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri after only a few minutes becomes a story of real people living their anger, pain, loss, illness, and even dark humor before our eyes. In fact, the audience shares in their reactions as we are also called to view these emotions and events through our own experiences. How sympathetic and empathetic am I to others pain and grief?
Martin McDonagh’s award winning screenplay is tightly written with quick retorts and insight even from raised eye brows and quick smirks. His writing has not a word to waste like the playwright he is. In fact, I decided to see the film because McDonagh wrote In Bruges one of my favorite films from years past which has great character development in the story of Irish hit men. Collin Farrell was in his best role and performance and I think that happened because he was allowed…
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