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Review: 'Venus in Fur' is playful and sensual blend of theater and cinema

There are plays and there are movies. There are plays based on movies and movies based on plays.


Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Theater, Arts, The Ghost Writer

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Venus in Fur Runs Limited Engagement in Manila Till Tomorrow, 7/27

The Manila theater scene is not too far behind though as Actor's Actors Inc.'s The Necessary Theatre runs the two-person play at the Cultural Center of the Philippines' Black Box Theatre tonight, July 26, at 8 p.m. and tomorrow, July 27, at 4 p.m. For last minute tickets, visit or call the CCP box office at 832-3704.


Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Theater, Arts, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Cinema

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Adults act more childish than their children, with worse language, in 'God of Carnage'

With Reagan Sudduth having cast an incredible quartet of local actors, Lubbock theatergoers have a final opportunity at 7:30 p.m. Saturday to experience playwright Yasmina Reza's "Carnage of War," a 2009 Tony Award-winning drama which finds civilization losing its way during an afternoon conversation.


'Venus in Fur' movie review: Roman Polanski directs adaptation of Broadway smash

Roman Polanski 's movies are about many things, but usually, ultimately, about one thing: Power in a relationship, and who thinks he or she has it, and who really does.


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

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BWW Reviews God of Carnage at The Spotlighters

The brutal immaturity of adults often makes for savagely good entertainment. This is the case with the Spotlighters' sharply produced version of the dark comedy, "God of Carnage" by Yasmina Reza.


Creative Loafing Tampa

Theater review - American Stage's God of Carnage

How civilized are the civilized? This is the question that Yasmina Reza pointedly asks in God of Carnage , and her answer is "not very."


Related Topix: Arts, Theater

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Art Voice

Film Reviews

Is that the blandest title of all time? It tells you absolutely nothing about the film; it doesn't even include the Nick Lowe song of the same name as an excuse .


Related Topix: Repulsion, Thriller, Horror Movies, Rosemary's Baby, Drama Movies

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Best of New Orleans

Review: Venus in Fur

It seems there are few greater challenges for filmmakers today than adapting award-winning plays to the big screen.


Related Topix: Venus in Fur, Theater, Music!, Tony Awards, Crime Movies, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Chinatown, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Rosemary's Baby

St. Petersburg Times

Review: 'God of Carnage' at American Stage is fast, funny and revealing

Somewhere in the thorny crevices of the soul, people know their own truths. The best art brings that self-awareness to the surface.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

BWW Reviews: Brilliant God of Carnage at American Stage

The phrase "Karla Hartley has done it again" has been said so often that it should be copyrighted.


Related Topix: Games, Chess

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Star Tribune

Movies in brief: 'Venus in Fur,' 'Wish I Was Here,' 'The Purge -Anarchy'

Zach Braff follows his hit directing/screenwriting debut "Garden State" with a sit-commy misfire.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Garden State, Venus in Fur, Theater, Zach Braff, Education, Home Schooling, Entertainment

'Venus in Fur': Sexually charged drama moves from page to stage to screen

"Venus in Fur" is a marvelous piece of movie entertainment. Fun, sexy, playful and edgy, it also features two wonderful performances from Emmanuelle Seigner and Mathieu Amalric .


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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

5 things to know about 'God of Carnage' at American Stage

The setup: A couple of kids have just gotten into a playground skirmish involving the extraction of teeth.


Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Health, St. Petersburg, FL

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

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.


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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

'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.


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

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.


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.


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)


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.


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.