Aidan Gillen

Jesus Christ!

Jesus Christ!


Directed by John Michael McDonagh

Opens at the Charles Theater Friday, Aug. 15

The Christian faith teaches that Calvary is the place Jesus Christ was tortured, nailed up onto a cross, and left to die.


Brendan Gleeson (“The Guard,” “In Bruges”) continues to wield his imposing fleshy gravitas as Father James, a kind and dutiful priest in a small travel-brochure picturesque village in Ireland, a country where it appears everyone is a pain in the ass and even more of a burden to the only priest in town, what with their constant confessions and unburdenings of their moral deficiencies on...