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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 down in 1986 as..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Sexual Perversity in Chicago
Paladin Theatre Company's revival reveals the feelings behind the laughs
"...Sexual Perversity in Chicago..."

May 28, 2010 Arts Review by Avimaan Syam

Sexual Perversity in Chicago: Skimming the Mucky Surface
With its revival of David Mamet's raunchy, cynical Sexual Perversity in Chicago, the new Flood Theatre Project tries to plunge audiences into skanky Seventies reality, but the fresh-faced troupe only succeeds in skimming its mucky surface.
"...Sexual Perversity in Chicago: Skimming the Mucky Surface..."

June 9, 2000 Arts Review by Ada Calhoun

The Sweetest Thing
"...Golden girl Diaz stars as hyperactive ad exec and sexual predator Christina Walters. With best gal pal Courtney (Married..."

April 12, 2002 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Venus in Fur
The play’s the thing in Roman Polanski's erotic screen version of the Tony Award-winner.
"...adaptation of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s scandalous 1870 novel of sexual domination and subjugation, a veteran playwright and novice director..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Movie Review by Steve Davis

From BarFly to 'King of the Ants'
An interview with George Wendt
"...Organic's, going to see Bloody Bess and, of course, Sexual Perversity, which just rocked my world. I was quite..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Nicholas Nickleby
Charles Dickens' picaresque teems with wonderful performances and bright direction by McGrath (who also did the same for Jane Austen in Emma).
"...of the children has just a coy hint of sexual perversity; and Alan Cumming as a jack-of-all-trades actor who..."

Jan. 10, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Exhibitionism
Salome: Under the Veils, No Heart
"...imprisoned John the Baptist. When the prophet refuses Salome's sexual overtures, the spoiled temptress devises a plan to get..."

May 21, 1999 Arts Review

Pride Piper
Artist and Pride piper Silky Shoemaker brings DIY joy to the Pride table
"...of "queerness": "I think of queer as being about nonheterosexuality," she explains. "I think sexuality is really important –..."

June 4, 2010 Features Feature by Cindy Widner

Page Two: Sweat Lodge
Scenes from a cinematic teepee
"...directors who specialize in films about sleaze, decadence, and sexual perversity are clearly reactionary and traditionalist in their near-puritanical..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Column by Louis Black

Actors' Inequity
The Cost of Art IV: The artists onstage in Austin aren't just not paid what they're worth, many aren't paid at all
"...of the ticket sales for our final performance of Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Three actors stood on our rented..."

Jan. 23, 2015 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

DVDanger: Stuart Gordon Plays with Dolls
Horror pioneer talks Disney, fairy tales, and tiny terrors
"...and director of the original production of David Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago, Gordon is as grounded on stage..."

Nov. 15, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Fantastic Fest: 'Nevermore'
One-man Poe show closes festival
"...Company (including overseeing the first production of David Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago.) Veteran horror film writer Dennis Paoli..."

Oct. 4, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

'Early Girl'
Paladin Theatre Company gives women a chance in the spotlight
"...formed Paladin Theatre Company's debut production of David Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago (which Stites directed and acted in),..."

July 30, 2010 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

The Iron Man
Longtime local stage phenom Ken Webster has a record to rival that of a Baseball Hall of Famer
"...Webster back in 1984, when he was staging Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago for the first time, and she..."

April 13, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Stuart Bloody Stuart
Filmmaker Stuart Gordon hits the Alamo with his latest H.P. Lovecraft adaptation.
"...and put them together and that ended up being Sexual Perversity in Chicago, which was his first professional production,..."

June 28, 2002 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Poetry in Emotion
Katherine Catmull never intended to pursue a career in acting. In fact, she seriously avoided it for as long as she could, choosing instead to earn her degree in English literature. Why is revealed in this profile of one of Austin's most sophisticated and literate performers.
"...more disgusting and yet more full of life -- sexuality and life."..."

Oct. 6, 2000 Arts Feature by Robi Polgar

Postmarks
"...are verses in the Bible that directly state that homosexuality is an abomination to God. There are hundreds more,..."

Nov. 13, 1998 Column

Points of Departure
The Viewpoints Invade Austin
"...have anything to do with your production of Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Maybe you don't have time or..."

May 8, 1998 Arts Feature by Danielle McClelland

How Austin's Theatrical Couples Keep Romance Alive Love's Labors Won
"...angst, it rivals the first play they did together: Sexual Perversity in Chicago. Webster directed the production; Catmull auditioned..."

Feb. 9, 1996 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Hitchcock
Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren keep things interesting but there's more here about the marriage and partnership of Hitchcock and Alma Reville rather than a good backstage look at the making of Psycho.
"...tantrums and devious machinations. Simplifying Hitchcock’s propensities for voyeurism, perversity, and sexual sublimation into a straightforward case of unwarranted..."

Dec. 7, 2012 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Passion for Fashion
Turn to the Left... Turn to the Right...
"...Vivienne Westwood: Fashion, Perversity and the Sixties Laid Bare by Fred Vermorel Overlook..."

Nov. 1, 1996 Books Feature

Not "Message Films"
Scholar Curran Nault talks BLaB
"...want to cleanse their palettes after the punk and perversity of LaBruce, they can follow my talk with some..."

June 5, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

The Cinema of Possibilities
Low budget or big, the energy and imagination of the grind-house circuit is reborn in Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino's tribute
"...the weather or for clandestine – usually commercial – sexual liaisons...."

April 6, 2007 Screens Feature by Louis Black

Vampyress
October is a fitting time for the Vortex to premiere Chad Salvata's opera 'Vampyress,' about a ghoulish countess who killed 600 women so she could bathe in their blood
"...variation on Red Riding Hood, with all the tale's sexual undercurrents pulled lasciviously to the surface), the countess approaches..."

Oct. 28, 2005 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Page Two
'Sin City' may offer almost no suggestion of a moral substructure. But it insists there is morality, no matter how fragmented.
"...this is a film with lesbian killer prostitutes, extreme sexual perverts, and constant acts of random and extreme violence..."

April 15, 2005 Column by Louis Black

Sci-Fi Book Reviews
Deeper: My Two-Year Odyssey in Cyberspace
"...for wringing humor and humanity from all manner of perversity. He pulls no punches and honors no boundaries for..."

Sept. 19, 1997 Books Feature

Archers Deluxe
The Films of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger
"...it is plausible, rooted in emotion rather than contrivance. Sexual tension whips through the movie like the icy Himalayan..."

Oct. 4, 1996 Screens Feature by Chris Walters

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