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Venice: Martin McDonagh’s ‘Banshees of Inisherin’ Gets Over 12-Minute Standing Ovation, a Festival Best So Far

The re-teaming of Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson and writer/director Martin McDonagh for the first time since In Bruges was met with wild applause in Venice. There were wild cheers for Searchlight’s The Banshees of Inisherin — which also marks McDonagh’s first feature since his Venice-bowing and awards conquering Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri — even […]

‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ Review: Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson Reunite with Martin McDonagh in Vintage Form

Kerry Condon and Barry Keoghan also star in this dark comedy premiering in the Venice competition, about the abrupt breakup of lifelong friends, sparking violence, suffering and self-reflection.

Venice: Martin McDonagh on Reuniting Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson for ‘Banshees of Inisherin,’ Getting Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Approval

Five years after he landed in Venice with his third feature, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which would go on to box office glory, sweep the 2018 BAFTAs and win Oscars for Sam Rockwell and Frances McDormand (prompting her “inclusion rider” speech), Martin McDonagh returns to the Lido with his follow-up. Another black comedy from the […]

Venice: THR Chief Film Critic’s Top 6 Most Anticipated Titles

1. The Banshees of Inisherin  The rugged Aran Islands off Ireland’s west coast were evocative settings for two lauded Martin McDonagh plays, The Cripple of Inishmaan and The Lieutenant of Inishmore. But the intended third part of that trilogy was never produced or published; the playwright expressed doubts about its merits and stated a desire to return to […]

Paramount Horror Film ‘Smile’ to Open Fantastic Fest

A world premiere for Paramount Pictures’ horror pic Smile from director Parker Finn is set to open Fantastic Fest. Finn’s debut feature stars Sosie Bacon as a doctor experiencing frightening occurrences after witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient and having to confront her troubling past to survive and escape her horrifying new reality. […]

Jon Gregory, British Film Editor on ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral,’ ‘Secrets & Lies’ and ‘Three Billboards,’ Dies at 77

Jon Gregory, the Oscar-nominated British film editor known for his work on Secrets & Lies, Four Weddings and a Funeral and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, has died. He was 77. Gregory died Sept. 9, his agent, Sue Greenleaves, told The Hollywood Reporter. “He was the kindest, most unassuming and humble client ever, and an […]

London’s National Theatre Exploring Streaming Options for NT Live Library

In what could be a small silver lining in the dark cloud of prolonged live theater shutdowns on both sides of the Atlantic due to the coronavirus pandemic, Britain's National Theatre for the first time is showing signs that it might consider making its superb library of NT Live productions available for streaming.

Martin McDonagh’s ‘Hangmen’ Is Broadway’s First Coronavirus Casualty

Martin McDonagh's 'Hangmen,' previously seen at London's Royal Court Theatre and off-Broadway's Atlantic Theater Company, will not resume performances once Broadway reopens.

From ‘Virginia Woolf’ to Bob Dylan: 7 Highly Anticipated Spring Broadway Shows

Among seven highly anticipated spring Broadway shows are a reimagined Sondheim classic, a Dylan alt-musical, new plays by Martin McDonagh and Tracy Letts, a stunning saga of American capitalism and a unique ode to America’s favorite pastime.

Martin McDonagh Sets Untitled Relationship Drama at Searchlight

'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' director MIchael McDonagh has set up his next movie with Searchlight, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

The 20 Most-Anticipated New York Theater Productions of Early 2020

Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Ruth Negga, Bobby Cannavale, Rose Byrne, Dan Stevens and Patti LuPone are among stars making first-quarter stage appearances on and off-Broadway.

Dan Stevens of ‘Downton Abbey’ to Return to Broadway in ‘Hangmen’

The initial casting for Martin McDonagh's dark comedy-thriller play 'Hangmen' was revealed Wednesday, with Dan Stevens of 'Downton Abbey' and 'Legion' set to tackle the role of Peter Mooney.