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Calvary is a layered movie anchored by a fine performance from Irish actor, Brendan Gleeson. Gleeson has appeared in many high profile films like the… 521 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


Heaven is for Real: A Matter of Resonance

Finally saw Heaven is for Real on DVD, and was quite pleasantly surprised. As a film person, I approach the viewing of most films with enthusiasm, looking to find something of worth in even the worst films. 1,348 more words

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Trenchant, puckish, and ruminative, Calvary is a wonderfully uncomfortable blend of high drama and dark humour; a wicked, gimlet-eyed revelation of Catholic dogma; and a compact and biting tale of a righteous man being tested by his peers and his predicament. 598 more words


"Calvary" (Film Review)

By Shane M. Dallmann

CALVARY begins with one of the most unforgettable opening lines in recent memory (unrepeatable on this blog) and and takes it forward from there. 464 more words

Cynical and Touching: A Review of John Michael McDonagh's Calvary

Film: Calvary
Director: John Michael McDonagh
Primary Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Kelly Reilly, Chris O’Dowd, Aidan Gillen, M. Emmet Walsh, Domhall Gleeson, Dylan Moran
U.S. Release Date: 1 August 2014… 1,472 more words


CALVARY (2014)

Review by Derrick Carter

Running Time: 1 hour 40 minutes

MPAA Rating: R for Sexual References, Language, brief Strong Violence and some Drug Use

Directed by: John Michael McDonagh… 814 more words