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Thursday Aug 21 | The Salinas Californian

'Calvary' adeptly walks path of one man's faith'Calvary' adeptly...

'Calvary' adeptly walks path of one man's faith Gleeson is remarkable in one of the best roles for one of the finest character actors around.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

'Calvary' Battles the Dark Forces of Religion

Over the years, the exact prevalence of religion -once a practice of every living individual -has begun to diminish.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Lake Forester

Movie Review: Devastating 'Calvary' tests a priest's faith

Part black comedy and part before-the-fact murder mystery, "Calvary" is ultimately a heavy-handed drama about sin and sacrifice that's not likely to do wonders for the Catholic Church's recent priest-recruitment woes.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Mountain View Voice

Review: 'Calvary'

To believe or not to believe: That is the question of religious faith. And while the Catholic Church, battered by scandal, may be waning, it remains that you can take the man out of Catholicism, but not Catholicism out of the man.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Movie review: Priesthood isn't what it used to be in powerful 'Calvary'

Devout Catholics will likely blanch at the Irish drama "Calvary," and that's their right.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Fear and Loathing in Ireland

FATHER JAMES LAVELLE is in his confessional when he learns he's going to be killed.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

Brendan Gleeson Shines as an Irish Priest in Crisis in Calvary

In Calvary , Brendan Gleeson plays a Catholic priest who plods through a rustic Irish village that's more brutal than beautiful.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Canada.com

Movie review: Calvary blends salvation and torment

Calvary 3.5 stars out of 5 Starring: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, M. Emmet Walsh Directed by: John Michael McDonagh Running time: 100 minutes Think of it as a sermon - an earnest anecdote aimed at spurring an audience to look inward with an eye for self-improvement and honest contrition - because if you look at Calvary as a movie, ... (more)

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Daily Herald

'Calvary' exquisitely nuanced drama of redemption and guilt

John Michael McDonagh's 2011 debut, "The Guard," provided the wonderful Brendan Gleeson with a vehicle for some of his best screen work, playing an Irish West Country cop unencumbered by diplomacy skills.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Conor McPherson's the Night Alive Premiere to Launch Steppenwolf's 2014-15 Season, Sept 18

Steppenwolf Theatre Company launches its 2014/15 Subscription Season with the Chicago premiere production of The Night Alive by celebrated playwright Conor McPherson .

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

East Bay Express

Calvary

Remember those old-fashioned, sentimental movies about life in an Irish village , where the gabby, kind-hearted Roman Catholic priest - usually played by Barry Fitzgerald or Arthur Shields - would bumble around getting into everybody's business, but nonetheless prove that he always knew best? Well, you can forget about all that.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The News Tribune

'Calvary' takes a funny-serious look at life and death

As "Calvary" opens, a small-town Irish priest sits to hear a confession. A few beats have likely come and gone before a viewer realizes that the image isn't cutting away, that the audience is being asked to watch a man listen.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Skanner

Kam's Kapsules: Movies Opening Aug. 1, 2014

Calvary Psychological drama, set in a tiny seaside town in Ireland, about a Catholic cleric who finds his life threatened during confession by an anonymous parishioner who was raped as a child by a pedophile priest.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Groton Landmark

Review: 'Calvary' is exquisitely nuanced

John Michael McDonagh's 2011 debut, "The Guard," provided the wonderful Brendan Gleeson with a vehicle for some of his best screen work, playing an Irish West Country cop unencumbered by diplomacy skills.

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