There has been a recent string of playwrights turned filmmakers that have made great films. Kenneth Lonergan has returned to prominence with his masterwork Manchester by the Sea and writer/director Martin McDonough has made three greats in a row with In Bruges, Seven Psychopaths, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri. It was hard to not get … More Thoroughbreds (2018) Movie Review
I have been holding off making this list for some time with some hope that films like Call Me by My Name and Phantom Thread would be released in theaters near me by now (as I am currently home for the holidays and not in Chicago). But alas! They have yet to arrive! … More My Favorite Films of 2017!
How much trouble can three random billboards on a lonely road make? Apparently a lot. Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri follows a single mother (Frances McDormand) several months after the rape and murder of her daughter with no leads or arrests in the small town. The mother, Mildred, decides to bring the case back … More Three Billboards Outside Of Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Movie Review