Anyone whose family was ever threatened by internal conflict can appreciate the truthfulness of this revival.
No pic comes out of nowhere, and this year's 10 best picture nominees have distinct forebears.
Humor is liberally represented in 2009's nominated screenplays, albeit in subtle ways.
Experimental theater doesn't come any livelier or more entertaining.
The Geffen Playhouse U.S. premiere requires a willing suspension of both disbelief and impatience.
Christopher Durang, master of neurotic urban self-involvement, brings his A game and A+ notion of citizenship.
Ed Harris performs with distinction at the Geffen's intimate Kenis space.
It's business as usual in the best picture category.
Even with five additional nominees, critics and voters are thinking on similar wavelengths.
Oscars: Best picture
Composer Duncan Sheik's voice is reduced to a whisper in "Whisper House."