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Carter Burwell Brought a Fairy Tale Sound to ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’


We chat with the composer about the challenges director Martin McDonagh initiated and how they arrived at a whimsical sound to counter the film’s dark mood.

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Rules of the Game: How Martin McDonagh Satirizes Masculinity


Violence, Shame, Victimization. Repeat.

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Martin McDonagh Is Finally Making ‘The Banshees of Inisheer’


The ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ director has been sitting on this one for over 20 years.


6 Filmmaking Tips from Martin McDonagh


The filmmaker behind ‘In Bruges,’ ‘Seven Psychopaths,’ and ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ shares his thoughts on writing, loving your characters, and how to not be fucking boring.

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The Significance of Shorts at the Oscars


Some believe the shorts categories are a disposable part of the Academy Awards. We think they deserve greater respect and recognition.

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Rack Focus and the Gradual Presentation of Information


Watch a video essay that breaks down a vital visual storytelling technique.

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Frances McDormand Advocates Turning Hashtags into ‘Inclusion Riders’


The Oscar-winning actress executed her own “The More You Know” moment at the awards last night. Here’s hoping it starts a fire.

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The Space Between Character Development and Redemption


Three Billboards’ racist cop is a complex character. That doesn’t mean the film wants us to absolve him.

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The Success of ‘Three Billboards’ Depends on Who’s Doing the Talking


Martin McDonagh’s film may have cleaned up at the Golden Globes, but the numbers suggest a more diverse critical body wouldn’t have been so forgiving of its flaws.