Movie Review: ‘Seven Psychopaths’

Martin McDonagh’s “Seven Psychopaths” sculpts a more complicated and extremely satisfying interlocking narrative in which the storytellers — both McDonagh and star Colin Farrell’s alcoholic screenwriter Marty — have casual relationships with telling the straight truth.

Published: October 12, 2012
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With his stage plays and the bracingly acerbic movies he has made beginning with the Oscar-winning short film “Six Shooter,” writer-director Martin McDonagh is the bard of bile and blood. As his follow-up to the caustically funny “In Bruges,” McDonagh’s “Seven Psychopaths” sculpts a more complicated and extremely satisfying interlocking narrative in which the storytellers — both McDonagh and star Colin Farrell’s alcoholic screenwriter Marty — have casual relationships with telling the straight truth.

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MOVIE REVIEW

‘Seven Psychopaths’

R

1:49

3 stars

Starring: Collin Ferrell, Woody Harrelson, Christopher Walken, Abbie Cornish, Sam Rockwell.

(Strong violence, bloody images, pervasive language, sexuality/nudity and some drug use)

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