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Murder, ink – Seven Psychopaths review

Seven Psychopaths – Starring Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, and Christopher Walken. Directed by Martin McDonagh. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. The funniest joke in Martin McDonagh‘s Seven Psychopaths is how it tricks viewers into thinking it’s a crime caper/gangster comedy, when it is in actuality a satire of the screenwriting process. That’s not to say […]

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Mickey Rourke tells director to “go play with himself”; abandons film

Martin McDonagh (In Bruges) just got Rourke’d! The hilariously candid Oscar nominee Mickey Rourke has abandoned McDonagh’s upcoming black comedy Seven Psychopaths, citing major disagreements with the director. Rourke offered the following truth-bombs to Moviefone: “The director was a jerkoff. He wanted a whole lot for nothing… He can go play with himself.” Seven Psychopaths stars Colin […]

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Bloody glee – The Guard review

The Guard – Starring Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle and Mark Strong. Directed by John Michael McDonagh. Rated MA. Originally published July 24, 2011. By Simon Miraudo. This review was first run during the Melbourne International Film Festival. The Guard is now screening nationally. Here’s an understatement: Brendan Gleeson is one of the most reliable and enjoyable actors […]

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