Thursday, November 23, 2017

Frances McDormand

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

In "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" or anywhere else, Frances McDormand means business.

In Martin McDonaugh's new film, McDormand plays a woman, Mildred Hayes, consumed with rage because the rape and murder of her teenage daughter has gone unsolved after a year. She embarks on...

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

That face.

Frances McDormand's face is one of the first things you see in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," and it's impossible not to be struck by its pure decency.

Perhaps it's a result of all the other roles we've seen this uniquely fearless actress play, on stage and...

Monday, Sep. 4, 2017

In a year of strong women on screen, Frances McDormand plays one of the strongest: a bereaved mother who resorts to drastic action to bring her daughter's killer to justice in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."

It's a slight surprise to learn she drew inspiration from John Wayne...