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It's potential - Leave it!

I’m a big believer in getting out what you put in. Unless of course it’s a bank balance, at which point I am a fan of… 420 more words



This occasionally blunt instrument aspires to elevate the craft, and very nearly accomplishes it.  There are powerful and poetic moments of the film steered by the formidable Brendan Gleeson which made me feel as if I was seeing the best movie of the year-but these moments were tempered by editorial discrepancies in tone, like the heavy handed musical choices and editorial pacing.   170 more words

2014 Movies

Review - Calvary

What does a world-weary man of faith do when those around him seek to drag him down to the moral cesspool?

The arduous journey taken by the imperiled Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is the focal point of John Michael McDonagh’s pitch perfect follow-up to his promising debut… 594 more words


Calvary (2014)

  • Title: Calvary
  • Directed by: John Michael McDonagh
  • Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aiden Gillen, Dylan Moran, Isaach de Bankolé
  • Genre: Drama, Black Comedy, Social Commentary…
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The World's A Stage | Edinburgh Fringe 2014 Reviews - Part 3

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AUGUST 4 – 13:10 – Scandimania: Gods of Ice and Fire

A hearteningly good student performance, this potted history of Norse myth felt neither bookish nor amateurish. 911 more words



Director: John Michael McDonagh

Writer: John Michael McDonagh

Stars: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly

Motion Picture Rating: R

Runtime: 100 minutes

The word calvary can mean agony or anguish as well as torture or affliction. 435 more words