The New York transfer of U.K. musical “Matilda” opened April 11 at Broadway's Shubert Theater. The following is David Benedict's review (Daily Variety, Dec. 13, 2010) of the London production, with…
God Of Carnage
Theaters hoping for another "God of Carnage" will find their grail in "The Gronholm Method."
This acid-drenched four-hander never shakes off a mannered, hermetic feel that consistently betrays its theatrical origins. Classy cast and pedigree should yield favorable specialty returns.
Brian De Palma will direct thriller "Passion," a remake of 2010 Gallic psychodrama "Crime d'amour" (Love Crime) helmed by France's Alain Corneau.
Roman Polanski's "God of Carnage," starring Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly, has closed strong sales for much of Europe.
Snarling comedy about social graces devolves into a more primal state of belligerent self-interest.
Examining how the straitjacket of civilized society can barely contain the primitive beast within,"God of Carnage" picks an easy target in the complacent bourgeoisie. But the savagery of its…
Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, James Gandolfini and Marcia Gay Harden have been confirmed to topline "God of Carnage," the Broadway transfer of the London hit that opens at the Jacobs Theater in March.
"The God of Carnage" is in the expert hands of director Matthew Warchus and a blistering cast. Together they turn the sociological satire into a guiltily pleasurable knife-edge balance between…