- Director: Martin McDonagh
- Writer: Martin McDonagh
- Producer: Graham Broadbent; Peter Czernin
Never under-estimate the power of winning an Oscar for a short film...
This is erratic junk. For those with a penchant for Tarantino - there will be appreciation.
It's a mish-mash of ridiculous ideas that all seem to be produced through numerous re-writes - none of which ever manage to hit the nail on the head.
The pretension is quite astonishing - as for being clever...it most certainly is not.
A struggling screenwriter (Colin Farrell) inadvertently becomes entangled in the Los Angeles criminal underworld after his friends (Christopher Walken and Sam Rockwell) kidnap a gangster's (Woody Harrelson) beloved Shih Tzu.