The Guard
Screened in December 2011
Director: John Michael McDonagh. Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Liam Cunningham, Rory Keenan, David Wilmot, Mark Strong, Katarina Cas, Fionnula Flanagan, Dominique McElligott, Sarah Greene, Michael Og Lane, Pat Shortt, Laurence Kinlan. Screenplay: John Michael McDonagh.
Twitter Capsule: Enjoyable lope to Gleeson's and Cheadle's work in self-satisfied comedy. Lighting is coarse, sound anemic. Not my thing.

Photo © 2011 Reprisal Films/Element Pictures/
Sony Pictures Classics
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Actor (Musical/Comedy): Brendan Gleeson

Other Awards:
Satellite Awards: Best Film Editing (Chris Gill)

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