Manic notion is fascinating mongrel in ‘Seven Psychopaths’
Friday, October 12, 2012
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In his second movie, the Irish playwright Martin McDonagh has mangled together a comic, self-aware revenge flick that’s half Guy Ritchie, half Charlie Kaufman. If that sounds like an awkward pairing, it is. But it’s also filled with deranged wit and unpredictable genre deconstruction that makes “Seven Psychopaths” if not quite a success, a fascinating mutt of a movie....