Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri A Film Review

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.


ThrImage result for image of film three billboards outside of Ebbing MissouriThree 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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About annetbell

I am a retired elementary teacher, well seasoned world traveler,new blogger, grandmother, and a new enthusiastic discoverer of the wonderfully complex country of India. Anne
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