Tag: Martin McDonagh

Review: Theatre Macabre Brings the Dark Laughs With ‘The Lieutenant of Inishmore’

Posted: June 23, 2017 at 4:37 pm   /   Live Theater Reviews

Many film-goers will recognize the name Martin McDonagh as the writer / director of In Bruges (2008) and Seven Psychopaths (2012). What they might not realize is that McDonagh is an accomplished playwright, responsible for several critically acclaimed plays – including the Laurence Olivier Award-winning play┬áThe Lieutenant of Inishmore.┬áThis weekend, theatre patrons in St. Louis […]

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Theatre Lab’s THE PILLOWMAN Is Dark, Chilling in the Most Beautiful Way

Posted: June 2, 2015 at 7:13 pm   /   Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Local

Watching a huge production of a play or musical can be great. But there is something magical that happens when you enter an intimate venue like The Gaslight Theatre in the Central West End. Inside there are only ninety-nine seats, meaning the worst seat in the house is only a few rows away from the […]

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Movie Review: ‘Seven Psychopaths’ Starring Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken, Woody Harrelson

Posted: October 12, 2012 at 7:54 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

It has been a while since the last time I’ve seen a movie with an all-star cast that isn’t just for show. True Romance; Pulp Fiction; and now Seven Psychopaths. Written and directed by Martin McDonagh, who brought us In Bruges, the script is excellent and wonderfully acted by a superb cast. It has a […]

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In Bruges

Posted: March 10, 2008 at 9:55 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Martin McDonagh’s feature debut is an impressive one that weaves dark humor with a bit of action while diving into the psyche of a hit man.Ray and Ken (Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, respectively) are instructed by their employer Harry (Ralph Fiennes) to lay low in Bruges, Belgium after performing a hit in London while […]

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