chris o’dowd

Uncovering Curiosities: Stephen Frears’ THE PROGRAM

Stephen Frears’ The Program is an interesting look at the Lance Armstrong doping scandal. The film though is too lean to get into the nitty-gritty of the events and it comes across as very superficial. This is a shame, because Ben Foster’s [...]

February 23, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: John Michael McDonagh’s CALVARY

John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary covers a lot of ground. What makes the film special is how McDonagh has been able to create a film that will play differently to various audiences. On one side it’s an anti Church film which lambasts the clergy [...]

September 24, 2020