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Movie Review: Ben Affleck’s ‘Live By Night’

The film is entertaining enough but given Affleck’s former directing success, we unfortunately (and perhaps mistakenly) expect more.

Watch: Brendan Gleeson Talks ‘Calvary’ with the SAG Foundation

Calvary comes out on Blu-ray and DVD today. If you didn’t get a chance to see it when it was making festival rounds or when it was in limited release, seek it out. The drama stars Brendan Gleeson as a priest who is troubled by a variety of tumultuous issues within the people of congregation, including the fact that someone has threatened to murder him. In the above conversation with the Screen Actors Guild Foundation, moderated by Jenelle Riley of Variety, Gleeson speaks about his role in the film and how the film’s content affected him as an actor. And ... Read more

Screenplay: ‘Calvary’

Calvary: An honest and good-hearted priest (Brendan Gleeson) wrestles with a cynical, spiteful community after he receives a death threat from an unknown parishioner. Writer/Director: John Michael McDonagh Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran, Isaach De Bankolé, M. Emmet Walsh, Marie-Josée Croze, Domhnall Gleeson, David Wilmot Download the screenplay here

Biography: Brendan Gleeson

Biography: Brendan Gleeson recently reprised his role as Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1. He first played the character in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. Gleeson can now be seen in John Michael McDonagh’s comedic thriller The Guard, opposite Don Cheadle, and Simon Wincer’s horseracing drama The Cup. He co-stars in the forthcoming action-thriller Safe House, opposite Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds.

Filmography: Brendan Gleeson

Brendan Gleeson is currently receiving raves and accolades, including a British Independent Film Award nomination, for John Michael McDonagh’s The Guard, in which he stars opposite Don Cheadle.

2 Clips from gender-bending drama ‘Albert Nobbs’ starring Glenn Close, Brendan Gleeson, Mia Wasikowska

The story is set in 1860's Ireland, where a poverty-stricken woman disguises herself as a man to gain employment as a waiter in a Dublin hotel. Once she settles into her new role, she becomes increasingly confused about her identity, begins to court a maid and eventually shares her secret with a hotel guest.