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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… Read More

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. Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

Rack Focus and the Gradual Presentation of Information

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

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… Read More

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. Read More

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… Read More