Rory Doherty is a writer of criticism, films, and plays based in Edinburgh, Scotland. He's often found watching something he knows he'll dislike but will agree to watch all of it anyway. You can follow his thoughts about all things stories @roryhasopinions.
Finally Dawnworks best as a pithy blurb summing up all that’s noteworthy about it, handily omitting the fact that everything that’s interesting about the finished product is stranded in an intolerably long and dull film.
Irish Troubles period piece Dead Shot nails the complicated morality and brutality of the conflict but a need for more Irish voices behind the camera is made obvious by its tendency towards vague centrism.