Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
First screened in October 2017
Director: Martin McDonagh. Cast: Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Lucas Hedges, John Hawkes, Caleb Landry Jones, Peter Dinklage, Sandy Martin, Zeljko Ivanek, Abbie Cornish, Samara Weaving, Clarke Peters, Brendan Sexton III, Amanda Warren, Darrell Britt-Gibson, Nick Searcy, Malaya Rivera Drew, Kerry Condon, Kathryn Newton. Screenplay: Martin McDonagh.

Twitter Capsule: Fierce moral premise diluted and distorted by compulsive, "comic" flippancy. Badly shot.

VOR:   The gutsy premise, expanding into issues of rape prosecution, police-civilian relations, etc., makes this worth your time, even if execution wobbles.

Photo © 2017 Fox Searchlight Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Toronto Film Festival: People's Choice Award (Narrative)
Venice Film Festival: Best Screenplay

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