Crazy From the Heat

Seven Psychopaths is an insane blast.

Movie Reviews & Stories
In 2008, playwright-turned-filmmaker Martin McDonagh pulled off a nifty directorial trick: He made a crime comedy with soul. There aren’t too many of those around—not in the post-Pulp...   More
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

The Lieutenant of Inishmore (Artists Rep)

Come for the laughs, stay for the body-chopping.

Martin McDonagh is a prop comedian. Sure, the Irish playwright knows how to put an obscenity to good use, writes excellent punch lines and is a master of the twist ending.    More
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 BEN WATERHOUSE

Martin McDonagh Sets His New Play in Spokane. Spokane?

Martin McDonagh, the writer of bloody, foulmouthed, hilariously nihilist plays so popular that Portland theaters have produced five of his six plays in the last nine years, has announced that his next work will be titled A Behanding in Spokane. The press release, as quoted on New York magazine's Vulture blog, reads, "Take a man searching for his missing hand, two con artists out to make a few hundred ...   More
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 BEN WATERHOUSE


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