"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.
Everyone will be awed by Gary Oldman’s uncanny transformation and the way he brings back to life an icon who has been dead for more than 50 years.
Takes a hard look at the system of racial inequality that defined this era and reminds viewers of the price for surrendering to our base instincts.
It starts with a bang, ends with a bang, and those scenes bookend some solid character moments and tense, atmospheric filmmaking.
U.S. Release Date: 2017-11-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Comic Book Violence)
Director: Zack Snyder
Cast: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Ciaran Hinds, Amy Adams, Diane Lane, Jeremy Irons, J.K. Simmons, Connie Nielsen, Billy Crudup, Joe Morton
Succeeds in assembling the title team and getting the internal dynamic right but fails in crafting a memorable or imposing villain.
There are worse ways to get some cheap laughs and the warm, fuzzy feeling that comes with any rendition of “kumbaya.”
A little like "The Purge" in an office building with the best moments coming in the early-going.
Branagh’s workmanlike interpretation will be met with different reactions from those who are familiar with the ending and those who aren’t.