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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

'Core Values' by Steven Levenson at Mile Square in Hoboken

Mile Square Theatre to present the Regional Premiere of Steven Levenson`s comedy Core Values, nominated for a 2014 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, at the Edge Lofts in Hoboken.

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Related Topix: Hoboken, NJ, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Freehold, NJ, Theater, Arts, us Travel, Travel

7 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Fighting parents behave like kids in Umbrella Group's 'God of Carnage'

So asks Veronica, one of the four parents who become kids themselves - of the "Lord of the Flies" variety - during the Tony-winning "God of Carnage," the 70-minute Yasmina Reza play receiving its Milwaukee premiere under Bo Johnson's direction, in the entertaining inaugural production from the just-formed Umbrella Group Milwaukee.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Seattle Times

‘Venus in Fur’: Actress turns into a goddess of role-playing

'Venus in Fur,' with Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric. Directed by Roman Polanski, from a screenplay by Polanski and David Ives, based on Ives' play.

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Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric, Chinatown, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Roman Polanski, Entertainment

Tue Jul 08, 2014

SF Weekly

"Venus in Fur": Roman Polanski's Tepid Look Behind the Curtain

Roman Polanski's new movie has no right to be as tedious as it is. Based on the Tony-winning play by David Ives, with whom Polanski adapted the script, Venus in Fur does little more than pose an art-film question for the ages: What use is cinematic sexual provocation if it becomes deadeningly cerebral? It's a shame, as the setup seems so promising: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Arts, Cinema, Theater, Mathieu Amalric, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Roman Polanski knows the ropes in 'Venus in Fur'

"Venus in Fur," a whip-smart dissection of gender politics via some teasing S&M, is arch.

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Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Theater, Crime Movies, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Chinatown, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Rosemary's Baby, Roman Polanski

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Mail

Revealed: The British father making a fortune from vile Magaluf 'Carnage' tours

The clue is in the branded T-shirt he is wearing on Facebook with such slogans as 'Snog A Passer-by', 'Raunchy Games' and 'Have A Lapdance' underneath two words, in big capitals: Carnage Magaluf.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Roman Polanski knows the ropes in 'Venus in Fur'

'Venus in Fur' is a caustic, comic, cerebral romp for a very long time before it hits you with its best shot // 'Venus' feels every bit a film, not a filmed stage production "Venus in Fur," a whip-smart dissection of gender politics via some teasing S&M, is arch.

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Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Theater, Horror Movies, Chinatown, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Rosemary's Baby, Roman Polanski, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Washington Times

Roman Polanski wants government protection while shooting next film in Poland

Director Roman Polanski, still wanted in the U.S. on statutory rape charges, is reportedly looking to the Polish government for protection while he shoots his next film, "An Officer and a Spy."

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland

Sun Jun 29, 2014

New Yorker

Venus in Fur

Ever the alchemist, Roman Polanski continues his quest for the process whereby theatre is transmuted and reforged into film.

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Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Theater, Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric, Movies, Entertainment

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Light Reading

's Leading Fights

What happens when you mix the industry's leading awards party, an evening of cocktails and wine, a room full of industry executives desperate to pick up a prize, and hundreds of small but robust sponge balls? Carnage, as the Light Reading crew found out at this year's Leading Lights awards dinner in Chicago on June 17. You can see who picked up the ... (more)

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Burton Mail

Unique opportunity for budding actors

ACTORS in Burton and South Derbyshire are being offered the opportunity to be involved in a 'masterpiece of theatrical timing' as two theatre companies hold open auditions for Alan Ayckbourn's critically acclaimed 'House' and 'Garden'.

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Related Topix: Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Staffordshire County, England

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Cityview Online

Kinky boots

Roman Polanski's 20th film is an exquisite deconstructionist articulation of a quicksilver sadomasochistic tug-of-war between a middle-aged theater director and an enigmatic actress auditioning for a role in his upcoming play "Venus in Furs."

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Rosemary's Baby, Theater, Arts, Dance, Obsession, Venus in Fur

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Get Reading

Review: God of Carnage

Where other pieces use heavy action scenes, special effects and elaborately changing sets to dazzle and distract, in Yasmina Reza's work there is nowhere for an actor to hide.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Daily Star

Polanski and 'Venus in Fur' are a match

NEW YORK: Roman Polanski. Sadomasochism. What could possibly go wrong?The combination of director and subject material in "Venus in Fur" is wickedly perverse, just as it should be.

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Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Theater, Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric, Arts

Fri Jun 20, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Top 10 performances in Roman Polanski films

Tomorrow [Today], more than a year after its Cannes Competition premiere, Roman Polanski's "Venus in Fur" finally opens in US theaters.

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Related Topix: Chinatown, Animation Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Music!, Thriller, History Movies, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Macbeth, Roman Polanski, Best of 2007, Venus in Fur

Thu Jun 19, 2014

EDGE

Venus in Fur

Remarkably, it took only a few years for David Ives's play "Venus in Fur" to make its way from Off-Broadway to Broadway to Roman Polanski's attention to the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

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Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Theater, Movies, Entertainment, Arts

Get Reading

Progress Theatre present: God of Carnage

If your child whacks another child in the face with a stick and smashes two of his teeth, are you entitled to blame the parents? That's a question posed by French playwright Yazmina Reza in God of Carnage, which comes to Progress Theatre next week.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Willits News

Review: Polanski and 'Venus in Fur' are a match

The combination of director and subject material in "Venus in Fur" is wickedly perverse, just as it should be.

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Related Topix: Venus in Fur, The Ghost Writer, Theater, Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Village Voice

Roman Polanski's Venus in Fur is a Wicked Power Play

Plays adapted into movies always feel naked by the time they make it to the screen, their theatrical bones showing through in a most awkward and unbecoming way.

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Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Theater, Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner, Arts, Movies, Entertainment

Mon Jun 16, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

First Impressions of Tim Burton's 'Big Eyes' With Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz

With less-than-inspired directorial choices the past decade or so, we've been waiting for Tim Burton to get back to more inventive territory.

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Related Topix: Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, Alice in Wonderland, Horror Movies, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Family, Dark Shadows, Musical Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Sweeney Todd, Drama Movies

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