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Indie Roundup: ‘Seven Psychopaths’

Martin McDonagh’s directorial debut, “In Bruges” is such a strange, ungainly, hilarious movie that the film has turned into something of a cult favorite. For his sophomore effort “Seven Psychopaths,” McDonagh brings that same uneasy pairing of comedic violence with weighty philosophizing that marked his first movie, but this time he riffs on Hollywood. Continue reading ‘Indie Roundup: ‘Seven Psychopaths’’

Indie Roundup TIFF: ‘Seven Psychopaths,’ ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’ & ‘Berberian Sound Studio’

The talk of the fest continues to be “The Master,” especially after P. T. Anderson’s epic won a trio of awards at Venice yesterday. And while I’ve heard some very divergent reactions to the movie, everyone is saying that Joaquin Phoenix’s strikingly physical performance is astonishing. He’s all but a shoo-in, along with co-star Philip Seymour Hoffman, for an Oscar nomination come January. I’m looking forward to catching it tomorrow during its second press screening.

Another movie that’s been getting a lot of buzz is “Seven Psychopaths,” Martin McDonagh’s follow up to “In Bruge” (2008). I went to the midnight premiere on Friday, and while the crowd wasn’t quite whipped up to level of a K-Stew sighting, they very stoked. The line to get in extended the length of a very long block. Continue reading ‘Indie Roundup TIFF: ‘Seven Psychopaths,’ ‘The Place Beyond the Pines’ & ‘Berberian Sound Studio’’


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