The Banshees Of Inisherin (2022): legacy or friendship?

Is this film a career-best from Colin Farrell? I wanted to open with a question to myself, like those adverts… ‘Could you save money on your car insurance?’ Well, to return to my question, I think it might be. Unlike In Bruges (2008), which felt perhaps a two-hander between Farrell and Brendan Gleeson and was a dark comedy, but perhaps leant just towards the comedic … Continue reading The Banshees Of Inisherin (2022): legacy or friendship?

Seven Psychopaths – one psycho too many?

Fours years has passed since Writer/Director Martin McDonagh gave us the critically-acclaimed In Bruges – a film where two hitmen lie low in Belgium after a job goes awry. The pairing of Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell as gangsters with mismatched feelings at being stuck in aforesaid town provide some brilliantly scripted, darkly comic scenes. With Seven Psychopaths I expected more of the same. Whilst … Continue reading Seven Psychopaths – one psycho too many?