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Polanski provokes in Venus in Fur - The
The Independent WeeklyPolanski provokes in Venus in FurThe Independent WeeklyThe provocation begins with the premise of VENUS IN FUR, Roman Polanski's adapatation of David Ives' play-within-a-play version of an 1870 novella by Austrian author Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. The novella, revolving around the themes of female ...Film Review: "Venus in Fur"Rochester City Newspaperall 2 news articles »
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:03 am
Now Streaming: Cory Monteith's Final Movie
Now Streaming: Cory Monteith's Final Movie and Roman Polanski's Grand Prix ...Indie Wire (blog)New titles to Netflix include an obscure Roman Polanski documentary and a film starring the perpetually underrated David Morse. "Weekend of a Champion" is a documentary produced by Roman Polanski about his friend, racing champion Jackie Stewart, ...
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 10:06 am
'Venus in Fur' review: a sexual power
'Venus in Fur' review: a sexual power struggle, directed by Roman Polanski and ...The OregonianThe news that Roman Polanski was directing the movie felt inevitable (given the sexual content and the tricky role reversals) and disappointing (given his history). There was cause for optimism, mostly because Polanski knows how to work with actors and ...
Posted on 18 July 2014 | 6:10 am
Roman Polanski's 'Venus in Fur' Is
American SpectatorRoman Polanski's 'Venus in Fur' Is Lightweight and CampyAmerican SpectatorRoman Polanski's adaptation of David Ives's play about Leopold Sacher-Masoch's perverse novel Venus in Furs manages to sustain this edgy, gleeful mood despite its layers of adaptation and influence. On one level it's just an unhealthy confection, ...'Venus in Fur' and Roman Polanski are a match: 3 starsKansas City StarMarquee de Sade: Roman Polanski's Venus in Fur is a wicked power playRiverfront TimesRoman Polanski returns to film form with Venus in FurThe Daily TelegraphSydney Morning Herald -The Portland Mercuryall 35 news articles »
Posted on 15 July 2014 | 9:51 am
'Venus in Fur' movie review: Vanda takes
SFStation.com'Venus in Fur' movie review: Vanda takes charge in Roman Polanski's latest filmWashington PostFrom the moment “Venus in Fur” opens with a long tracking shot, cruising down a tree-lined boulevard on a rainy Paris day, until its final darkly comic set piece, it's clear that we're in capable hands. This may not be Roman Polanski's finest movie; it ...Roman Polanski makes a statement on gender and sexuality in 'Venus in Fur'Daily CalifornianVenus in Fur: Enter Roman Polanski's Sexual Hall of Mirrors at Your Own RiskD MagazineMovie Review: Roman Polanski Dominates with 'Venus in Fur'SFStation.comPopMatters -Dallas Observer -Boston Globeall 62 news articles »
Posted on 10 July 2014 | 12:23 pm
Book to Film Adaptation: Venus in FurRoman Polanski's latest film Venus in Fur is a movie about sexual power and control.
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 6:04 pm
Venus In Fur review: Seigner shines asDo the similarities between Roman Polanski's latest film and his real life hint at a confessional subtext, or merely show that he remains an incorrigible tease?
Posted on 16 July 2014 | 7:15 am
Roman Polanski's 'Macbeth,'The festival sidebar of restored cinema classics will award a prize for the best restoration effort among its 21 title selection.
Posted on 15 July 2014 | 8:09 am
Our Movie Critic's Weekend SelectionsVenus In Fur Roman Polanski's wickedly smart, playful adaptation of David Ives' Tony-nominated play is a dizzying two-character piece about power, perversion, subjugation, seduction, the battle of the sexes, and the relationship between an actress and her director. Polanski's wife, Emmanuelle Seigner, and Mathieu Amalric, who bears a striking resemblance to Polanski, star. No MPAA rating
Posted on 12 July 2014 | 12:21 am
Why Polanski's S&M film is 'forRoman Polanski's latest film raises uncomfortable questions about his life, but it is, he insists, a film for women.
Posted on 4 July 2014 | 6:11 pm
Movie review: Polanski looks to stage againFor his second film in a row, director Roman Polanski has adapted a Tony Award-winning play for the screen. “Venus in Fur” is more successful than his last attempt, the disappointing “Carnage” (a letdown despite a killer cast featuring Jodie Foster ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 10:24 pm
Roman Polanski's 'Venus in Fur' - A Review:Roman Polanski has been associated with dark deeds, onscreen and off, yet as his rather elfin physique suggests, he's a mischievous filmmaker. His witches in "Rosemary's Baby" would be more at home in the Borscht Belt than the Old Vic, and his 1967 "The ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 5:28 pm
Venus in FurRoman Polanski has always had an affinity for dramas staged in confined spaces: Repulsion, Rosemary’s Baby, The Tenant. That may be tied to his liking for theatrical adaptations like Death and the Maiden and Carnage. Working from David Ives’ hit play ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:12 pm
Working late in life, directors refuse toHe’s also already on to the next one, shooting in Rhode Island this summer. In June came “Venus in Fur,” from 80-year-old Roman Polanski. And in May, 83-year-old Jean-Luc Godard, the perpetual enfant terrible, premiered his 3-D “Goodbye to Language ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 8:42 am
Aging directors refuse to say cutHe’s also already on to the next one, shooting in Rhode Island this summer. In June came “Venus in Fur,” from 80-year-old Roman Polanski. And in May, 83-year-old Jean-Luc Godard, the perpetual enfant terrible, premiered his 3-D “Goodbye to Language ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 2:57 am