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30th Jan '16 11:10:54 AM TinyTedDanson
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* MametSpeak: Dialogue can be realistically clumsy, irregularly paced, and very frequently dips into vulgar. -->'''Ken''': You don't even know we're here hiding out.\\ '''Ray''': What are you talking about?\\ '''Ken''': You don't even know we're not here on a job.\\ '''Ray''': What, on a job?\\ '''Ken''': Yeah.\\ '''Ray''': Here? Film/{{In Bruges}}?\\ '''Ken''': Yeah.\\ '''Ray''': Here? In Bruges? On a job?\\ '''Ken''': Yeah.\\ '''Ray''': Why? What did he actually say?\\ '''Ken''': He didn't actually say anything.\\ '''Ray''': Then why do you think it might be?\\ '''Ken''': I don't think anything. But it's a bit fucking over-elaborate, isn't it? ''"Go take him to hide out." "Go take him to hide out where?" "Go take him to hide out in fucking Bruges."'' You can hide out in Croydon.\\ '''Ray''': Hmm. Or Coventry. Hmm. It is a bit over-elaborate. Hmm.
23rd Nov '15 12:43:45 PM Morgenthaler
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* MaybeEverAfter: Billy and Slippy Helen in ''Cripple.'' FridgeBrilliance kicks in when you realize siblings Mairead and Davy in ''[[TheLieutenantOfInishmore Lieutenant]]'' share a last name with Billy Claven (established to have no living relatives) and many personality traits with Helen and her brother Bartley. [[DownerEnding That is, if Billy lives much longer after the play]].
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* MaybeEverAfter: Billy and Slippy Helen in ''Cripple.'' FridgeBrilliance kicks in when you realize siblings Mairead and Davy in ''[[TheLieutenantOfInishmore ''[[Theatre/TheLieutenantOfInishmore Lieutenant]]'' share a last name with Billy Claven (established to have no living relatives) and many personality traits with Helen and her brother Bartley. [[DownerEnding That is, if Billy lives much longer after the play]].
23rd Nov '15 12:43:16 PM Morgenthaler
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Martin [=McDonagh=] is an award-winning, English-born Irish playwright and screenwriter best known for The Leenane Trilogy, ''TheLieutenantOfInishmore'' and the Oscar-nominated 2008 film ''InBruges''. Jumping between both theatre and film frequently, several of his notable works include:
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Martin [=McDonagh=] is an award-winning, English-born Irish playwright and screenwriter best known for The Leenane Trilogy, ''TheLieutenantOfInishmore'' ''Theatre/TheLieutenantOfInishmore'' and the Oscar-nominated 2008 film ''InBruges''. Jumping between both theatre and film frequently, several of his notable works include:

* '''The Aran Islands Trilogy''' (1996-2001), which consists of ''The Cripple of Inishmaan'', ''TheLieutenantOfInishmore'', and the unproduced ''The Banshees of Inisheer''. The second also got him a Tony Award nomination.
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* '''The Aran Islands Trilogy''' (1996-2001), which consists of ''The Cripple of Inishmaan'', ''TheLieutenantOfInishmore'', ''Theatre/TheLieutenantOfInishmore'', and the unproduced ''The Banshees of Inisheer''. The second also got him a Tony Award nomination.

* {{Gorn}}: Between the blood, gore, and kitty brain matter in ''[[TheLieutenantOfInishmore Lieutenant]]''; hot oil in ''Beauty Queen''; flying bone chips in ''A Skull in Connemara''; and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking raw eggs]] in ''Cripple'', it seems like [=McDonagh=] is off his game if he hasn't created a hideous mess for stage management to clean up every night.
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* {{Gorn}}: Between the blood, gore, and kitty brain matter in ''[[TheLieutenantOfInishmore ''[[Theatre/TheLieutenantOfInishmore Lieutenant]]''; hot oil in ''Beauty Queen''; flying bone chips in ''A Skull in Connemara''; and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking raw eggs]] in ''Cripple'', it seems like [=McDonagh=] is off his game if he hasn't created a hideous mess for stage management to clean up every night.
7th Jun '15 12:11:51 AM Tuckerscreator
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* ChekhovsGun: Very prominent examples exist, so much so they alone act as a RewatchBonus. For example, the page for ''Film/InBruges'' notes how almost all the minor conversation act ass {{foreshadowing}} for something to come.
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* ChekhovsGun: Very prominent examples exist, so much so they alone act as a RewatchBonus. For example, the page for ''Film/InBruges'' notes how almost all the minor conversation act ass as {{foreshadowing}} for something to come.
7th Mar '15 2:18:27 AM SeptimusHeap
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Sorry Billy But You Just Dont Have Legs is now Dream Crushing Handicap. Bad examples and ZCE are being removed.
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20th Feb '15 12:39:11 PM Morgenthaler
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* '''Feature films''': ''Film/InBruges'' (2008), a BlackComedy which follows two Irish hitmen hiding in Belgium following a hit that went wrong; and ''SevenPsychopaths'' (2012), which follows [[AuthorAvatar screenwriter Marty]] trying write a script, only to draw unwanted inspiration when dragged into a dog-kidnapping. ''Bruges'' won [=McDonagh=] the "Best Original Screenplay" BAFTA, and earned starring actor Colin Farrell a "Best Actor" Golden Globe, while ''Psychopaths'' starred an EnsembleCast and has become somewhat of a CultClassic.
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* '''Feature films''': ''Film/InBruges'' (2008), a BlackComedy which follows two Irish hitmen hiding in Belgium following a hit that went wrong; and ''SevenPsychopaths'' ''Film/SevenPsychopaths'' (2012), which follows [[AuthorAvatar screenwriter Marty]] trying write a script, only to draw unwanted inspiration when dragged into a dog-kidnapping. ''Bruges'' won [=McDonagh=] the "Best Original Screenplay" BAFTA, and earned starring actor Colin Farrell a "Best Actor" Golden Globe, while ''Psychopaths'' starred an EnsembleCast and has become somewhat of a CultClassic.
16th Oct '14 12:17:22 AM Blackie62
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Further, his brother, John Michael [=McDonagh=], made his directorial debut with Film/TheGuard (which Martin produced) in 2011, and also released ''Calvary'' in 2014. Like ''Six Shooter'' and Film/InBruges, they both star Brendan Gleeson.
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Further, his brother, John Michael [=McDonagh=], made his directorial debut with Film/TheGuard (which Martin produced) in 2011, and also released ''Calvary'' ''{{Calvary}}'' in 2014. Like ''Six Shooter'' and Film/InBruges, they both star Brendan Gleeson.
3rd Oct '14 3:10:42 PM TinyTedDanson
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* ''The Leenane Trilogy'' (originally 1996-1997; theatre), which consists of ''The Beauty Queen of Leenane'', ''A Skull in Connemara'', and ''The Lonesome West''. The first and third earned him Tony Award nominations. * The Aran Islands Trilogy (originally 1996-2001; theatre), which consists of ''The Cripple of Inishmaan'', ''TheLieutenantOfInishmore'', and the unproduced ''The Banshees of Inisheer''. The second also got him a Tony Award nomination. * ''The Pillowman'' (originally 2001; theatre). A writer is interrogated by a {{dystopia}}n government when, after authoring a series of short stories, children soon turn up dead in eerily similar ways. * ''A Behanding in Spokane'' (originally 2010; theatre). Following a man named Carmichael, the play involves him trying to find the left hand he lost twenty-five years ago. The play starred Creator/ChristopherWalken, who was nominated for a Best Actor Tony. * ''Six Shooter'' (2004; short). Written and directed by [=McDonagh=], the film involves a train passenger, coping with his wife's recent death, speaking with a very eccentric and possibly psychotic man; the short won [=McDonagh=] an Oscar for Best Short Film. * ''Film/InBruges'' (2008; film). His first feature-length film, ''In Bruges'' is a BlackComedy which follows two Irish hitmen hiding in Belgium following a hit that went wrong. His most successful film, ''In Bruges'' won [=McDonagh=] the "Best Original Screenplay" BAFTA, and earned starring actor Colin Farrell a "Best Actor" Golden Globe. * ''SevenPsychopaths'' (2012; film). His third film, it follows [[AuthorAvatar screenwriter Marty]], trying to churn out the eponymous script he can't get past the title, only for his friend Billy to kidnap a gangsters Shih Tzu and draw unwanted inspiration. The movie starred an EnsembleCast, and has become somewhat of a CultClassic.
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* ''The '''The Leenane Trilogy'' (originally 1996-1997; theatre), Trilogy''' (1996-1997), which consists of ''The Beauty Queen of Leenane'', ''A Skull in Connemara'', and ''The Lonesome West''. The first and third earned him Tony Award nominations. * The '''The Aran Islands Trilogy (originally 1996-2001; theatre), Trilogy''' (1996-2001), which consists of ''The Cripple of Inishmaan'', ''TheLieutenantOfInishmore'', and the unproduced ''The Banshees of Inisheer''. The second also got him a Tony Award nomination. * '''Other plays''': ''The Pillowman'' (originally 2001; theatre). A (2001 theatre), wherein a writer is interrogated by a {{dystopia}}n government when, after authoring a series of when the murder-based short stories, children soon turn up dead in eerily similar ways. * stories he writes come; and ''A Behanding in Spokane'' (originally 2010; theatre). Following (2010 theatre), which follows a man named Carmichael, the play involves him trying to find the left hand he lost twenty-five years ago. The play ''Behanding'' starred Creator/ChristopherWalken, who was nominated for a Best Actor Tony. * '''Short films''': ''Six Shooter'' (2004; short). Written and directed by [=McDonagh=], the (2004), a short film which involves a train passenger, coping with his wife's recent death, speaking with a very eccentric and possibly psychotic man; the short man. The film won [=McDonagh=] an Oscar for Best Short Film. * '''Feature films''': ''Film/InBruges'' (2008; film). His first feature-length film, ''In Bruges'' is (2008), a BlackComedy which follows two Irish hitmen hiding in Belgium following a hit that went wrong. His most successful film, ''In Bruges'' wrong; and ''SevenPsychopaths'' (2012), which follows [[AuthorAvatar screenwriter Marty]] trying write a script, only to draw unwanted inspiration when dragged into a dog-kidnapping. ''Bruges'' won [=McDonagh=] the "Best Original Screenplay" BAFTA, and earned starring actor Colin Farrell a "Best Actor" Golden Globe. * ''SevenPsychopaths'' (2012; film). His third film, it follows [[AuthorAvatar screenwriter Marty]], trying to churn out the eponymous script he can't get past the title, only for his friend Billy to kidnap a gangsters Shih Tzu and draw unwanted inspiration. The movie Globe, while ''Psychopaths'' starred an EnsembleCast, EnsembleCast and has become somewhat of a CultClassic.
3rd Oct '14 3:03:57 PM TinyTedDanson
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Martin [=McDonagh=] is an English-born Irish playwright and screenwriter best known for The Leenane Trilogy, ''TheLieutenantOfInishmore'' and the Oscar-nominated 2008 film ''InBruges''. ''The Leenane Trilogy'' consists of ''The Beauty Queen of Leenane'', ''A Skull in Connemara'', and ''The Lonesome West''. The Aran Islands Trilogy consists of ''The Cripple of Inishmaan'', ''TheLieutenantOfInishmore'', and the unproduced ''The Banshees of Inisheer''. Other plays include ''The Pillowman'' and ''A Behanding in Spokane''. Before ''InBruges'', [=McDonagh=] also wrote and directed the short film ''Six Shooter'' (2004), for which he received an Oscar for Best Short Film. His third film, ''SevenPsychopaths'', was released in fall 2012. [=McDonagh's=] works are generally [[BloodyHilarious violent]] [[BlackComedy black comedies]] that focus on [[DysfunctionalFamily dysfunctional families]], [[HitmanWithAHeart hired killers]], and/or a uniquely twisted form of SmallTownBoredom in County Galway (and surrounding islands) during UsefulNotes/TheTroubles. His brother, John Michael McDonagh, made his directorial debut with Film/TheGuard in 2011, and released ''Calvary'' in 2014. Like ''Six Shooter'' and Film/InBruges, they both star Brendan Gleeson.
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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/mcdonagh_4352.png]] [[caption-width-right:350:[[ClusterFBomb "Fucking"]] and [[CountryMatters "Cunt"]] are his middle names.]] Martin [=McDonagh=] is an award-winning, English-born Irish playwright and screenwriter best known for The Leenane Trilogy, ''TheLieutenantOfInishmore'' and the Oscar-nominated 2008 film ''InBruges''. ''InBruges''. Jumping between both theatre and film frequently, several of his notable works include: * ''The Leenane Trilogy'' (originally 1996-1997; theatre), which consists of ''The Beauty Queen of Leenane'', ''A Skull in Connemara'', and ''The Lonesome West''. The first and third earned him Tony Award nominations. * The Aran Islands Trilogy (originally 1996-2001; theatre), which consists of ''The Cripple of Inishmaan'', ''TheLieutenantOfInishmore'', and the unproduced ''The Banshees of Inisheer''. Other plays include The second also got him a Tony Award nomination. * ''The Pillowman'' and (originally 2001; theatre). A writer is interrogated by a {{dystopia}}n government when, after authoring a series of short stories, children soon turn up dead in eerily similar ways. * ''A Behanding in Spokane''. Before ''InBruges'', [=McDonagh=] also wrote and directed Spokane'' (originally 2010; theatre). Following a man named Carmichael, the short film play involves him trying to find the left hand he lost twenty-five years ago. The play starred Creator/ChristopherWalken, who was nominated for a Best Actor Tony. * ''Six Shooter'' (2004), for which he received (2004; short). Written and directed by [=McDonagh=], the film involves a train passenger, coping with his wife's recent death, speaking with a very eccentric and possibly psychotic man; the short won [=McDonagh=] an Oscar for Best Short Film. Film. * ''Film/InBruges'' (2008; film). His first feature-length film, ''In Bruges'' is a BlackComedy which follows two Irish hitmen hiding in Belgium following a hit that went wrong. His most successful film, ''In Bruges'' won [=McDonagh=] the "Best Original Screenplay" BAFTA, and earned starring actor Colin Farrell a "Best Actor" Golden Globe. * ''SevenPsychopaths'' (2012; film). His third film, ''SevenPsychopaths'', was released in fall 2012. it follows [[AuthorAvatar screenwriter Marty]], trying to churn out the eponymous script he can't get past the title, only for his friend Billy to kidnap a gangsters Shih Tzu and draw unwanted inspiration. The movie starred an EnsembleCast, and has become somewhat of a CultClassic. [=McDonagh's=] works are generally easily recognized by being (generally) [[BloodyHilarious violent]] [[BlackComedy black comedies]] that focus on [[DysfunctionalFamily dysfunctional families]], [[HitmanWithAHeart hired killers]], and/or a uniquely twisted form of SmallTownBoredom SmallTownBoredom. Expect ''[[ClusterFBomb incredibly]]'' [[CountryMatters colourful]] [[BuffySpeak language]], and (in theatre at least) settings in (or near) County Galway (and surrounding islands) during UsefulNotes/TheTroubles. His UsefulNotes/TheTroubles. Further, his brother, John Michael McDonagh, [=McDonagh=], made his directorial debut with Film/TheGuard (which Martin produced) in 2011, and also released ''Calvary'' in 2014. Like ''Six Shooter'' and Film/InBruges, they both star Brendan Gleeson.

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* ClusterFBombChekhovsGun: Very prominent examples exist, so much so they alone act as a RewatchBonus. For example, the page for ''Film/InBruges'' notes how almost all the minor conversation act ass {{foreshadowing}} for something to come. * ClusterFBomb: Written works tend to have gratuitous amounts of bad language, so much so that characters from ''In Bruges'' [[LampshadeHanging lampshade]] Harry punctuating his sentences with "fucking."

* ClusterFBombEconomyCast: Whilst expected of his theatre pieces, ''In Bruges'' and ''Seven Psychopaths'' follow suit as, save for a handful of speaking extras, the plot tends to focus entirely on the lives of six or seven main characters.

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10th Jul '14 12:36:16 PM moloch
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[=McDonagh's=] works are generally [[BloodyHilarious violent]] [[BlackComedy black comedies]] that focus on [[DysfunctionalFamily dysfunctional families]], [[HitmanWithAHeart hired killers]], and/or a uniquely twisted form of SmallTownBoredom in County Galway (and surrounding islands) during UsefulNotes/TheTroubles.
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[=McDonagh's=] works are generally [[BloodyHilarious violent]] [[BlackComedy black comedies]] that focus on [[DysfunctionalFamily dysfunctional families]], [[HitmanWithAHeart hired killers]], and/or a uniquely twisted form of SmallTownBoredom in County Galway (and surrounding islands) during UsefulNotes/TheTroubles. UsefulNotes/TheTroubles. His brother, John Michael McDonagh, made his directorial debut with Film/TheGuard in 2011, and released ''Calvary'' in 2014. Like ''Six Shooter'' and Film/InBruges, they both star Brendan Gleeson.
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