There's a secret -- a preposterous gift -- that is revealed near the end of Joanna Murray-Smith's play, and it's a real doozy.
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.
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.
Pic reveals an eye for cinematic language that attests to a considered understanding of the medium.
Snarling comedy about social graces devolves into a more primal state of belligerent self-interest.
The powerhouse comedy of the 2008-09 Broadway season came from French scribe Yasmina Reza -- although calling her Tony-winning play "God of Carnage" a comedy still comes as a surprise to the author.
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…
As the first of many wearying monologues in "A Spanish Play" reminds us, acting was once considered a disreputable profession for effete men and loose women. The same character then goes on to point…
Changing the channel doesn't make the picture much clearer at "Life (x) 3," a new play by "Art" author Yasmina Reza that offers three views of a disintegrating dinner party without supplying much…
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