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Film Review: War On Everyone (UK, 2016) shines a hilarious light on the worst of humanity

Pausing from his planned trilogy of films with Brendan Gleeson – which has already seen the release of the brilliant The Guard (2011) and Calvary (2014) – English/Irish director John Michael McDonagh makes his debut outside of Ireland with the incredibly black comedy War on Everyone, starring Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Peña – who are both brilliant as apathetic police officers, serving only themselves as they leave a unique stamp on the world around them (to say the least).... Continue Reading

Sydney Film Festival Review: War On Everyone (UK, 2016)

Pausing from his planned trilogy of films with Brendan Gleeson – which has already seen the release of the brilliant The Guard (2011) and Calvary (2014) – English/Irish director John Michael McDonagh makes his debut outside of Ireland with the incredibly black comedy War on Everyone, starring Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Peña – who are both brilliant as apathetic police officers, serving only themselves as they leave a unique stamp on the world around them (to say the least).... Continue Reading

SXSW Comedy Film Reflections: Keanu, War on Everyone, Everybody Wants Some & My Blind Brother

As we look back on our time at SXSW last month, we wanted to briefly reflect on four comedy films we caught during the festival. We’ll give these the full review treatment closer to their Australian release dates, but in the meantime, here are our first thoughts on the overwhelmingly impressive run of films at this year’s festival:... Continue Reading

SXSW Interview: Alexander Skarsgård talks about working with John Michael McDonagh on War on Everyone

Directed by John Michael McDonagh, War on Everyone sees Alexander Skarsgård and Micheal Pena as two corrupt cops in Mexico City who blackmail and frame criminals for their own benefit. That is until they cross someone with more power than them.... Continue Reading