Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri : Review

Mildred (Frances McDormand), a mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve the horrific murder of her daughter, when months go by without any progress being made on the case, placing adverts on three billboards, and directly addressing the local police chief, Willoughby (Woody Harrelson – War for the Planet of the Apes, Now You See Me 2).

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a meandering drama, well written with a talented cast. Testimony to this in the many times the film comes up in this years awards season. There is plenty of drama, yet there is a stark look at life and the humanity of a person, while living, or those who are gone.

There is a sprinkle of humour, both outright funny, and a little that is somewhat more dark. But all the while, at the core, there is a story to tell, and one that grips the viewer from the beginning.

The on-screen chemistry, and duelling by McDormand and Harrelson is something to behold in itself. adding another dimension to a story that is already multi-layered.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a film not to miss, for the sheer devilment of it. The film opens 23 February 2018 in South African cinemas.

Published by Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: twitter.com/andrewgerm_za And IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5390453/

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