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5 Courageous Fictional Characters Who Teach Us How to Stay Brave

Meira Bienstock | Posted 11.19.2014 | Books
Meira Bienstock

Sometimes it is not as obvious as a knight riding his horse into battle to face the enemy. Below are different types of courage displayed by five fictional characters who endure so much, and yet always stay strong, never, ever giving up.

Comedian Pat Shortt Is Good Craic in The Cripple of Inishmaan on Broadway

Kristin McCracken | Posted 07.28.2014 | New York
Kristin McCracken

The Broadway production has become the most-Tony-nominated play of the season, and critics have singled out Shortt's performance as Johnnypateenmike, the unkempt-but-good-natured town gossip who keeps the town -- and the plot -- on its toes.

First Nighter: London Glowing Thanks to Daniel Radcliffe and Playwrights James Baldwin, Alan Ayckbourn, Lucy Kirkwood

David Finkle | Posted 08.27.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Daniel Radcliffe is out to prove something, and he's doing a bang-up job of it. Set for life as the #1 Harry Potter alumnus, he could undoubtedly mak...

Former 'Harry Potter' Star Does His Best Irish Accent

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts

LONDON — Daniel Radcliffe has won magical reviews for his latest stage role as a disabled Irish dreamer in Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Ini...

Movie Review: Seven Psychopaths

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.11.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I'll admit I'm a sucker for Martin McDonagh's work. I'm a fan of his plays and loved his first feature, In Bruges. And I'm just as excited about his new film, Seven Psychopaths.

Review: 'Seven Psychopaths'

Scott Mendelson | Posted 12.09.2012 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Martin McDonagh's Seven Psychopaths is something of a miracle. It works both as a straight-ahead crime dramedy while also serving as a piercing satire of said genre.

Why Colin Farrell Didn't Read The 'Total Recall' Reviews

The Huffington Post | Mike Ryan | Posted 09.12.2012 | Entertainment

After the box office disappointment of "Total Recall," it's nice to see Colin Farrell re-team with his "In Bruges" director Martin McDonagh so quickly...

WATCH: Ranking The Psychopaths In 'Seven Psychopaths'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 08.14.2012 | Entertainment

"Seven Psychopaths" is playwright Martin McDonagh's follow-up to the highly enjoyable indie "In Bruges," and judging from the trailer for "Seven Psych...

Humor: There's Funny -- and There's Symptom of Decline

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.01.2012 | Home
Carla Seaquist

Any culture that can laugh at torture and murder is a culture in deep, deep trouble.

Woody Harrelson Becoming A 'Psychopath'

Posted 01.09.2012 | Entertainment

Woody Harrelson has done some of his finest work while playing a psycho, so this next role seems tailor made for the star. The renegade survivor in...

Colin Farrell: Dognapper!

Posted 11.30.2011 | Entertainment

Colin Farrell gave his funniest and most heralded performance in the 2008, Martin McDonaugh-directed comedy, "In Bruges," a black comedy that earned h...

HuffPost Review: The Guard

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.03.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Brutal -- and brutally funny -- The Guard joins a growing list of darkly witty contemporary Irish gangster movies. It's as amusing as it is occasionally shocking.

Exclusive: Zoe Kazan's Acting "Explodes" with "A Behanding"

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

With A Behanding in Spokane playing on Broadway through this weekend and with feature films -- including the recent The Exploding Girl -- coming out, actress Zoe Kazan is one of New York's go-to talents.

HuffPost Review: Perrier's Bounty

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Perrier's Bounty is delicious and propulsive, a film that rarely pauses to let the viewer catch his breath. It's an expert blend of thrills, laughs and jeopardy - like a strong Irish coffee with a jolt of pepper.

Stage Door: Behanding in Spokane, Sin, Lady Rizo

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Martin McDonagh is famous for dark, bloody humor. The curtain opens in Lieutenant of Inishmore with a dead cat dripping blood and ends with bullet-rid...

HuffPost Review: A Film With Me in It

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While there is violence galore in A Film with Me in It, the lion's share is accidental.

Do You Know the Muffin Man? Yes, He Lives Down the Block

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

If it hadn't been for Karen, the mailperson, I still wouldn't know about The Muffin House and its importance to history and to my block, West 20th Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues.

Martin McDonagh On His "In Bruges" Debut And The Voices In His Head

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Martin McDonagh has every reason to be a pretentious jerk (he's got two Olivier awards, four Tony nominations, and a 2006 Oscar for Best Live Action S...