The ‘Three Billboards Against Ebbing, Missouri’ Backlash, Explained

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri has all the makings of an Oscar frontrunner. The festival favorite boasts a riveting turn from lead Frances McDormand, a deliciously sharp screenplay from director Martin McDonagh, and a tour-de-force performance from Sam Rockwell as a self-loathing corrupt cop. It received near-universal praise at the Venice and Toronto film festivals. At key awards ceremonies, Three […]

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri RELEASE DATE: When is it out in the UK?

The drama has already impressed audiences internationally, and got its wide release in the USA back in December after proving a hit on the festival circuit. The good news is that British film fans don’t have long to wait: the movie releases this Friday, January 12. In a busy weekend for awards contenders, it will […]

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Director Martin McDonagh on the Story That Inspired His Film [Interview]

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a film that will stay with audiences. It’s a simple story layered in unexpected complexities brought out by its three leads: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell. It’s one of the best films of 2017. In the film, McDormand plays Mildred Hayes , a divorced woman searching for justice […]

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Wins Toronto People’s Choice Award

The Toronto International Film Festival drew to a close yesterday (and oh yes, you can read all of our coverage here) with the announcement of the festival’s awards, which included a couple of curveballs. The People’s Choice Award is the most high-profile prize of the festival; previous winners have included Amelie, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, […]