Events for October 13th, 2011
Directed by John Michael McDonagh. Ireland. 2011. R. 96 min. Sony. 35mm.
Fri, Sep 30 thru Thu, Oct 13 -- Roll over to view showtimes.
“The Guard is little more than a salt-and-pepper cop yarn transposed to the middle of nowhere, Ireland. It has a wickedly smart script that keeps you on your toes, though, and it has from Brendan Gleeson a star performance of cruelly funny mastery. The movie is more pure, profane enjoyment than a body should have in the dog days of August, and when itís over it evaporates, leaving only the acrid smoke of its dialogue and the memory of Gleeson reducing lesser mortals to cinders. More»