Frances McDormand (left) and Lucas Hedges (right) in a still from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Classic American films: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Martin McDonagh’s Oscar-winner isn’t quite the sum of its parts

  • Martin McDonagh’s film is very, very good but a second viewing reveals issues that might not have been evident at first
  • The murdered girl, for example, is a plot device, rather than a real person; an unrepentant racist gets a let off; and then, of course, there’s the ending
Topic |   American films

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Frances McDormand (left) and Lucas Hedges (right) in a still from Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
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