"Three Billboards" lingers, not only because of the richness and complexity of the characters but because of the choices McDonagh makes in bringing this story to the screen.
Boasts a lighter tone but regurgitates the basic story of every other superhero team-up.
For the most part, this is a well-formed tale of pain and tragedy about men who give up everything and get little in return.
At times it feels a little amateurish, especially in terms of its comedy, but there’s also a deep-rooted sense of sincerity.
Lifeless, contrived, and sleep-inducing, it’s an example of how badly wrong a film can go.
"Temple" shows a better path for horror films to follow but the screenplay is too threadbare and the characters too poorly developed for it to really work.
An orgy of incoherence, a sensory assault that suffocates the viewer in a cavalcade of special effects incontinence.
A stirring drama that incorporates lighter moments with scenes of deeply felt tragedy.
"T2" has targeted a small audience and the group that thinks Boyle has again found greatness will be smaller still.
A suspenseful mixture of adrenaline and testosterone with a chaser of neo-noir cynicism, it’s as engaging as thrillers come this time of year.