martin mcdonagh

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…

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…

Rack Focus and the Gradual Presentation of Information

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

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…

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.

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…

The Best Filmmaking Tips of 2017

Directors of some of the most successful movies of the year share some great advice.

In ‘Three Billboards,’ A Good Man Is Hard to Find

Martin McDonagh’s latest toys with absurdism to create something profound.