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David Mamet: Textual Perversity From Chicago
For his first residency at UT, Mamet discusses his work and career in a public conversation
"...the papers of dramatist, screenwriter, director, teacher, and essayist David Mamet last year, one of the sweetest parts of..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Harry Ransom Center: They f**king scored the f**king Mamet papers
UT's Ransom Center – which has long held to the motto, 'Always be closing' – has acquired the archives of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, and director David Mamet
"...rhythms and the poetry of its profanity. He is David Mamet, accomplished dramatist, screenwriter, director, teacher, and essayist, and..."

April 20, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Harry Ransom Center to Showcase Mamet
Winter lecture series includes David Mamet and Azar Nafisi
"...Also on tap for the eclectic series: national monument David Mamet (who knows at least three uses of the..."

Jan. 12, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Heist
"...Directed by: David Mamet. Starring: Gene Hackman, Danny DeVito, Sam Rockwell, Delroy..."

Nov. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

State and Main
Mamet's story about a big-budget Hollywood production that steamrolls into a little Vermont town is told with a gentle smirk.
"...Directed by: David Mamet. Starring: Patti Lupone, Julia Stiles, David Paymer, Charles..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Spanish Prisoner
"...Directed by: David Mamet. Starring: Campbell Scott, Rebecca Pidgeon, Steve Martin, Ben..."

May 1, 1998 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Spartan
This crackling good David Mamet movie starring Val Kilmer is one if the writer-director's best efforts.
"...Directed by: David Mamet. Starring: Val Kilmer, Derek Luke, William H. Macy,..."

March 12, 2004 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Oleanna
"...Directed by: David Mamet. Starring: William H. Macy and Debra Eisenstadt. “I..."

Nov. 18, 1994 Movie Review by Robert Faires

American Buffalo
"...Nelson. Notes from a Business 101 course taught by David Mamet: The two most important principles in any transaction..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Lakeboat
"...Peter Falk, Robert Forster, J.J. Johnston, Denis Leary, Tony Mamet, Jack Wallace and George Wendt. “So I saw this..."

Dec. 31, 2001 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Edge
"...the Nineties), magnetic co-leads Hopkins and Baldwin, and screenwriter David Mamet (whose tale of wilderness survival and sexual rivalry..."

Sept. 26, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Edmond
William H. Macy stars in this film penned by David Mamet about one man's long night's journey of the soul.
"...being a necessary curiosity for fans of Macy and David Mamet, who wrote the screenplay from one of his..."

Sept. 29, 2006 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Vanya On 42nd Street
"...based on Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya as adapted by David Mamet. Okay, got all those elements? This is one..."

Feb. 10, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Big Kahuna
"...now Kevin Spacey dons the producer's mantle with this David Mamet-esque study (based on Roger Rueff's play Hospitality Suite)..."

May 19, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Glengarry Glen Ross
David Mamet's story of salesmen caught in their unique form of hell also offers a cornucopia of fine performances.
"...Pacino, Arkin, Harris, and Lemmon are the salesmen, taking David Mamet's play and screenplay that is an actor's dream..."

Oct. 9, 1992 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Hoffa
"...his sole passion is the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. David Mamet's screenplay does a good job of humanizing the..."

Dec. 25, 1992 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Role Models
In this comedy, two cranky men, played by Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott, are forced by court order to take part in a child-mentoring program.
"...Directed by: David Wain. Starring: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Christopher Mintz-Plasse,..."

Nov. 7, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Thoroughbreds
America's class system goes under a bloody scalpel.
"...the intricate dance of dialogue. There's a hint of David Mamet in his use of strictly defined silences, and..."

March 9, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

About Last Night
Sexual perversity is released with gleeful abandon in this second film outing for Mamet's 40-year-old play.
"...This second adaptation of David Mamet’s 1974 play Sexual Perversity in Chicago – sanded..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Hannibal
"...the script (first adapted from Thomas Harris' novel by David Mamet and then Steven Zaillian) gives these two little..."

Feb. 9, 2001 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Boiler Room
"...a millionaire, Boiler Room is tough stuff, recalling middleweight David Mamet at its best moments (there's much speechifying on..."

Feb. 18, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Redbelt
Although David Mamet's new film, which is set in the mixed-martial arts fight world, contains all the storyteller's familiar motifs, Redbelt may also represent his most commercial venture yet.
"...Directed by: David Mamet. Starring: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Emily Mortimer, Alice Braga, Tim..."

May 9, 2008 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Winslow Boy
"...Directed by: David Mamet. Starring: Sarah Flind, Aden Gillett, Colin Stinton, Matthew..."

June 4, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Homicide
"...Directed by: David Mamet. Starring: Joe Mantegna, William H. Macy, Natalija Nogulich,..."

Nov. 1, 1991 Movie Review by Kathleen Maher

Fighting Words
David Gordon Green Slams Indie Filmmakers and Snubs Cannes. Who Is This Kid, Anyway?
"...David Gordon Green's been pissing people off. To be frank,..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Hurlyburly
"...Hollywood Hills scumbags. The film's biggest surprise is that David Mamet had nothing to do with it -- that..."

Jan. 15, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Open Wide
"Novocaine" Writer/Director David Atkins drills deep into noir
"...personal philosophy of Dr. Frank Sangster, D.D.S., who in David Atkins' directorial debut, Novocaine, finds that yes, a denuded..."

Nov. 16, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

A Man of Character
State and Main star William H. Macy talks about his iconic position as America's indie darling, the state of indie filmmaking today, and what on earth Gus Van Sant was thinking.
"...pop-culture staple. His starring turn in State and Main, David Mamet's new acid-barbed take on Hollywood mores involving an..."

Jan. 12, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

For Your Consideration ...
Austin Film Festival Preview
"...D: Dirk Benedict; with Keith Carradine, David Keith, Wendie Malick. (USA, 114 min.)..."

Oct. 12, 2001 Screens Feature

Speed the Plow
It's surprising how much of the sharp edge in Mamet's Hollywood satire is polished off by Austin Playhouse's production
"...up. And a few aim to get even, like David Mamet, whose scathing portrait of the film industry, Speed..."

May 9, 2008 Arts Review by Avimaan Syam

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