History Creator / MartinMcDonagh

18th Jun '17 4:15:18 AM Wuz
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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 ''Film/TheGuard'' (which Martin produced) in 2011, and also released ''{{Calvary}}'' ''Film/{{Calvary}}'' in 2014. Like ''Six Shooter'' and Film/InBruges, ''Film/InBruges'', they both star Brendan Gleeson.
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16th Jun '17 2:14:56 AM jamespolk
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* '''Short films''': ''Six Shooter'' (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 film won [=McDonagh=] an Oscar for Best Short Film.

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* '''Short films''': ''Six Shooter'' ''Film/SixShooter'' (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 film won [=McDonagh=] an Oscar for Best Short Film.
4th May '16 12:48:33 AM Adept
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* StrangeSyntaxSpeaker: Most everyone, especially older characters. It's essentially what you would get if you crossed Hiberno-English with MametSpeak. The style was so distinctive it was parodied "How Are Things In Irish Drama?", the ForbiddenBroadway take on ''Beauty Queen''.

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* StrangeSyntaxSpeaker: Most everyone, especially older characters. It's essentially what you would get if you crossed Hiberno-English with MametSpeak. The style was so distinctive it was parodied "How Are Things In Irish Drama?", the ForbiddenBroadway ''Theatre/ForbiddenBroadway'' take on ''Beauty Queen''.
16th Mar '16 2:43:07 AM PaulA
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* FakingTheDead: [=McDonagh=] LOVES this and its various subtropes. In the Aran Islands plays, it's a specific {{Homage}} to ''The Playboy of the Western World.''

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* FakingTheDead: [=McDonagh=] LOVES this and its various subtropes. In the Aran Islands plays, it's a specific {{Homage}} to ''The Playboy of the Western World.''''Theatre/ThePlayboyOfTheWesternWorld''.
24th Feb '16 11:49:53 AM Morgenthaler
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* ThePlace: All the plays in the Leenane and Aran Islands Trilogies feature a place-name or direction in their titles. ''A Behanding in Spokane'' and ''InBruges'' also qualify.

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* ThePlace: All the plays in the Leenane and Aran Islands Trilogies feature a place-name or direction in their titles. ''A Behanding in Spokane'' and ''InBruges'' ''Film/InBruges'' also qualify.
24th Feb '16 11:39:59 AM Morgenthaler
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Martin [=McDonagh=] is an award-winning, English-born Irish playwright and screenwriter best known for The Leenane Trilogy, ''Theatre/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, ''Theatre/TheLieutenantOfInishmore'' and the Oscar-nominated 2008 film ''InBruges''.''Film/InBruges''. Jumping between both theatre and film frequently, several of his notable works include:
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.
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