To say that I was hooked by this movie might be an understatement. Martin McDonagh is on the forefront of greatness and has gone from an indie director to the next big name in cinema. This latest film follows an angry mother who rents the titular billboards to send a message to her local police chief about the unsolved murder of her daughter. As great as McDonagh’s directing is, it is the cast that really sells this film. High praise goes to Frances McDormand who outdoes herself as Mildred Hayes, with so much repressed anger that its hard to believe it isn’t real. But her supporting co-stars deserve as much praise as her, with both Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell dominating in every scene. The chemistry of the cast is what makes this film work and credit to McDonagh for assembling such a great group.
Three Billboards is a must-watch and has a lot of great potential to endure.
Thanks to great performances and a compelling story, this one receives my highest praise and a…
5 out of 5
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