Posts Tagged ‘Martin McDonagh’

The Irish in Film Rule 2018

Martin McDonagh and Saoirse Ronan continue to dominate the 2018 awards season, with McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri claiming the British Academy Film Award for Best Film and Best Original Screenplay and the Irish Film and Television Award for Best International Film. Ronan took home the IFTA for Best Actress thanks to her performanceRead more..

Hibernia Arts:
Irish Win at the Golden Globes

The 2018 Golden Globe Awards were a smash success for Irish names in the movie business, with Saoirse Ronan winning Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for her starring role in Lady Bird, and Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri picking up four statues, including Best Movie – Drama. McDonaghRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
McDonagh’s Buzz

Also in November, Martin McDonagh will unveil his latest film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. The title might be a tad unruly, but the buzz on the film is strong. The film – which stars Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell and Tipperary native Kerry Condon – earned a ten-minute standing ovation at the recent Venice FilmRead more..

Irish Eye on Hollywood:
McDonagh and McDormand Head to Missouri

For two decades now, playwright Martin McDonagh has been dazzling theater and movie audiences with Irish plays like The Beauty Queen of Leenane and The Cripple of Inishmaan. More recently, he has written and directed critically acclaimed movies (with Irish as well as non-Irish characters) such as 2008’s In Bruges and 2012’s Seven Psychopaths. Back in theRead more..

McDonagh, Farrell and Seven Psychopaths

Not in Bruges anymore, Martin McDonagh and Colin Farrell speak with Patricia Danaher from the Hollywood set of their latest collaboration, the film Seven Psychopaths. Martin McDonagh appears  relaxed during the making of his latest movie. Deeply tanned and grinning broadly, he looks more like a man on holiday than someone directing a big featureRead more..

Roots: The Marvelous McDonaghs

McDonagh is one of the rarer surnames of Ireland, but exists also as MacDonagh, MacDonough, Donogh, and Donagh. The modern forms of the name are derived from Mac Donnchadha, which originates from the first name Donnchadh, a compound of  “donn” meaning brown, plus “cath,” a battle. Often translated as “brown one,” Donnchadh was a commonRead more..