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TSR Exclusive: ‘The Guard’ interview with writer/director John Michael McDonagh

TSR Exclusive: ‘The Guard’ interview with writer/director John Michael McDonagh

In the movie world, the last name McDonagh might particularly stand out to those who really enjoyed In Bruges, which starred Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson. Martin McDonagh made a triumphant debut with his film about assassins on holiday in Bruges. Now, Martin’s brother John has stepped up, with his own film starring Brendan Gleeson called The Guard. In the […]

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Episode 72: Movie B.S. with Bayer and Snider – ‘The Help,’ ‘Final Destination 5,’ ‘The Guard,’ ‘The Future’ and ’30 Minutes or Less’

Jeff Bayer and Eric D. Snider have a lot of movies to talk about this week, so naturally they spend several minutes talking about unrelated tangents. But then, movies! “The Help” is a surprisingly effective story about race relations in the 1960s. Eric liked “Final Destination 5″ more than Jeff did, and they both thought “30 Minutes or Less” was […]

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Flicks on 6: ‘The Help,’ ’30 Minutes or Less,’ ‘The Guard’ and ‘Final Destination 5′

Every Friday on KOIN Local 6’s “Studio 6? I do my movie reviews in a segment we like to call “Flicks on 6.” And here it is… Flicks on 6 Film Critic Jeff Bayer reviews 4 movies opening Friday, August 12 including “The Help,” based of the NY Times best selling book and starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia […]

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The Guard

The Guard

Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong
Running Time: 1 hr 35 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: August 12, 2011

Final Score: 7/10

Reviewed by Jeff Bayer

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The Guard

The Guard

Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle
Running Time: 1 hr 35 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: August 5, 2011 (Chicago)

Final Score: 6/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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‘The Guard’ starring Brendan Gleeson and Don Cheadle – Trailer Review

The Guard Directed by: John Michael McDonagh Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Mark Strong Rating: R Release Date: July 29, 2011 TRAILER SCORE: 7/10 Thoughts by TSR: This trailer took me by surprise. I hadn’t heard about the film’s production, and the opening of the trailer felt like “just another British film,” but as the plot thickened, and Don Cheadle cropped up, my interest […]

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