“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” Turns What Could Be A Dark Drama Into A Thoughtful Comedy
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” opens with Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) driving down a rural road. A year ago, her daughter Angela was raped and murdered. Now, the case has stalled for the hothead Ebbing police department. But along the road, she finds what she believes could be path forward in the form of three decrepit billboards.