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Calvary On Blu-ray/DVD On December 9th

Calvary currently on Digital HD and on Blu-ray/DVD on December 9th Our review: Calvary Review: Quirky Dark Comedy Asks Tough Questions Brendan Gleeson delivers “a truly sensational performance” (Total Film) in this darkly comic tale of murder and morality from acclaimed writer-director John Michael McDonagh (The Guard). Father James ( Gleeson ) is a good priest who feels sinister forces closing in after being threatened by a mysterious parishioner. As he continues to comfort the troubled members of his community, including his own fragile daughter ( Kelly Reilly ), Father James begins to wonder if he will have the courage to face his own personal Calvary. Blu-ray Special Features Behind the Scenes The Role of a Good Priest A Matter of Faith A Father & His Daughter Calvary Blu-ray Street Date: December 9, 2014 Prebook Date: November 5, 2014 Screen Format: Widescreen 2.35:1 Audio: English DTS-HD-MA

Calvary Review: Quirky Dark Comedy Asks Tough Questions

Brendan Gleeson shines in this unconventionally-funny-serious-soulful film. I've always loved Actor Brendan Gleeson, his huge presence a startling contradiction to the small roles which have filled his terrific career. With Director John Michael McDonaugh's Calvary , Gleeson gets to spread his wings: the results might have Oscar written on them. For parent-turned-Father James Lavelle (Gleeson), life in his small town soon takes a drastic turn, as he's threatened by an unknown man during confession. The victim seeks revenge for being being molested by a priest years ago, and Father Levelle becomes the target. But who in his small town would make such a threat? There’s the butcher (Chris O’Dowd) who is suspected of beating his slut-wife (Orla O’Rourke) and her Ivorian-immigrant lover (Isaach De Bankole), as well as the sexually-frustrated Milo (Killian Scott) and the crotchety old American writer (M. Emmet Walsh), who's hell-bent on taking his life before deme