CALVARY Review

     February 10, 2015

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  Calvary opens today in limited release.] The Catholic Church can give absolution to sinners who feel true repentance. The Church is a vessel for God’s forgiveness. But …

Sundance 2014: CALVARY Review

     February 10, 2015

The Catholic Church can give absolution to sinners who feel true repentance.  The Church is a vessel for God’s forgiveness.  But their cover-up of sex abuse was, by the morals of any civilized human being, unforgivable.  John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary …

US Trailer for THE GUARD

     June 6, 2011

Sony Pictures Classics has released the domestic trailer for John Michael McDonagh’s The Guard.  A couple weeks ago, we showed you the international trailer for the film and at the time I speculated that the US trailer would dial back …

First Trailer for THE GUARD Starring Brendan Gleeson

     May 24, 2011

An international trailer for John Michael McDonagh’s comedy-crime flick The Guard has gone online.  I caught the film at Sundance and thought it was a lot of fun with a must-see starring performance from Brendan Gleeson.  The story centers on …