Golden Globes did it right: ‘Three Billboards’ IS the best film. But ‘Get Out’ is better than ‘Lady Bird’

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE OF EBBING, MISSOURIIf Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri” makes you uncomfortable, it has entirely accomplished it’s job.

Beautifully written and observed, it’s a masterpiece. I don’t say that lightly. So many insults have been hurled at this film, and I ask those people to watch it again. There are no superheroes, no saviors…just realistic portrayals of flawed people with so much grey you would think that a storm front is blowing through. And let’s get real now. “Get Out” is so much better than “Lady Bird.” I mean, really?

Hope you do see this film. It will make you squirm. Make you uncomfortable. Above all, it will make you think long after you leave the theater.

Love this film. It’s ingenious. Just as his “In Bruges” was. Go see it. Support films that rattle us.

It is my No. 1 film of 2017.  My favorite films of 2017!

 

 

 

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