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13 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

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A MOST WANTED MAN . A smart, bluntly effective adaptation of John le Carr's political passion play about good, evil and the sins committed in the name of national security.

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Related Topix: A Most Wanted Man, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Calvary, Entertainment

Yesterday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

'Calvary' is about darkness and dialogue

The film “Calvary” begins with a grim and unsettling scene that foreshadows most of what is to come.

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Yesterday | The Ashland Daily Tidings

Movie listings: Aug. 27-Sept. 4

Father James is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral - and  often- comic problems, he feels sinister and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Calvary, Kelly Reilly, Dylan Moran, M. Emmet Walsh, Celebrities, Magic in the Moonlight

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

The Grand Seduction publicity still

This year's festival will take place over the Sept. 5-7 weekend at the Twin Pines Cinema in Wakesiu.

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Related Topix: The Grand Seduction, Taylor Kitsch, Gordon Pinsent

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Noozhawk

Cinema in Focus: 'Calvary'

Calvary is advertised as a "wickedly funny comedy," but you will hardly be laughing when you leave the theater.

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Related Topix: Calvary, Ireland, World News, Wedding

Fri Aug 22, 2014

RTE.ie

Miriam and Oliver Callan in ice bucket challenge

Miriam O'Callaghan will bring her chatshow season to a close with a splash tomorrow night when she takes the ice bucket challenge with Oliver Callan - but only if they raise 4,000 in support of Motor Neuron Disease.

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Related Topix: The Grand Seduction, Calvary

The Columbus Dispatch

This week's reviews: Whodunnit keeps audience faithfully guessing

Calvary is an adeptly constructed movie telling the story of an Irish priest and the troubled parish that he leads.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Salinas Californian

'Calvary' adeptly walks path of one man's faith'Calvary' adeptly...

'Calvary' adeptly walks path of one man's faith Gleeson is remarkable in one of the best roles for one of the finest character actors around.

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Related Topix: The Guard, Calvary, M. Emmet Walsh, Celebrities

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Film Shorts

Calvary In 2011, John Michael McDonagh wrote and directed The Guard , a clever buddy cop flick starring Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle.

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Related Topix: The Guard, Calvary, Portland, OR, Theater, Arts

The Irish World Newspaper

COMPETITION: The Grand Seduction

To celebrate the release of THE GRAND SEDUCTION, starring Brendan Gleeson and Taylor Kitsch, in cinemas August 29, we're giving you the chance to win a DVD bundle, including Gleeson's IFTA award-winning film Calvary and comedies such as Delivery Man, The Love Punch and Hope Springs.

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Related Topix: The Grand Seduction, Calvary, Taylor Kitsch

Detroit Free Press

This week's new movies: 'If I Stay,' 'When the...

Trailer: 'Calvary': Brendan Gleeson stars as Father James, a priest being threatened by a member of his own parish.

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Related Topix: Calvary, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Religion Dispatched

Calvary is Bleak, But Can it Kick?

Brendan Gleeson is a mountain. Tall, broad, swathed in a black soutane buttoned from neck to knees, he lurches through Sligo's wild green countryside, red-haired and white-bearded, a real old-fashioned picture of a priest.

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Related Topix: Calvary, US Politics, US News

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Lake Forester

Movie Review: Devastating 'Calvary' tests a priest's faith

Part black comedy and part before-the-fact murder mystery, "Calvary" is ultimately a heavy-handed drama about sin and sacrifice that's not likely to do wonders for the Catholic Church's recent priest-recruitment woes.

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Related Topix: Calvary, The Guard, M. Emmet Walsh, Celebrities, Lake Forest, IL

The Victoria Advocate

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Blogs >> FLIX! >> Review: WHAT IF Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan are capable of igniting sparks in this new rom-com Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan are castings spells on each other, but you won't find any wands in this new romantic comedy from director Michael Dowse who co-wrote the recent charming film "The Grand Seduction" with Brendan Gleeson ... (more)

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Related Topix: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Goon, It's All Gone Pete Tong, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Grand Seduction

The Spokesman-Review

Gleeson, son celebrate success, 'Frank' - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PST

The great Irish actor Brendan Gleeson is having a good laugh remembering the opening scene from the new movie "Frank."

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Related Topix: Calvary, The Grand Seduction, Watches, Domhnall Gleeson

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Chicago Reader

The cross, the crosshairs, and the rest of this week's screenings

If you're sick of watching Brendan Gleeson prop up movies unworthy of his time or talent, make a beeline for Calvary , a potent combination of spiritual drama and wicked black comedy by writer-director John Michael McDonagh .

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

SFGate

Which movies to see this weekend, Aug. 15

Calvary A strange drama and a rare intelligent film about Catholicism, this stars Brendan Gleeson as a priest in an Irish village who is told that he will be murdered in a week.

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Related Topix: Calvary, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), The Hundred-foot Journey, Movies, Entertainment

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Movie Review: Devastating 'Calvary' tests a priest's faith

Part black comedy and part before-the-fact murder mystery, "Calvary" is ultimately a heavy-handed drama about sin and sacrifice that's not likely to do wonders for the Catholic Church's recent priest-recruitment woes.

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Related Topix: Calvary, The Guard, M. Emmet Walsh, Celebrities

SanLuisObispo.com

Gleeson and Son glory in each other's summer cinema successes

The great Irish actor Brendan Gleeson is having a good laugh remembering the opening scene from the new movie "Frank."

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Related Topix: Calvary, The Grand Seduction, Watches, Domhnall Gleeson

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

'Calvary' a dark journey that explores human nature, theology

But that such drastically different impulses can exist as responses to the same event, often in the same person, has more to do with human nature than theology.

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