“Revolutionary Road” Review

Revolutionary Road (2008)

**SPOILER ALERT**

‘…The nice young Wheelers on Revolutionary Road, the nice young revolutionaries on Wheeler Road…’ (John Givings in ‘Revolutionary Road’).

This is not the most famous line from Richard Yates’s critically-acclaimed novel ‘Revolutionary Road’, but one of my favourite ones. The 2008 film adaptation of this novel, directed by Sam Mendes, though deemed by critics as “something way too much coming way too late“, is nevertheless, a brilliant, underrated drama set in the mid-1950s in Connecticut, USA.

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“Carnage” Review

Carnage (2011)

Directed by Roman Polanski and based on a hit play ‘The God of Carnage’ by Yasmina Reza, ‘Carnage’ is a drama-comedy about two couples who gather in an apartment to discuss and settle their sons’ playground brawl. Although the cast is great in this film, and the film has its funny moments, ‘Carnage’ still suffers from some major flaws, and one of them is the inability to capture the precise humour and wit of the theatrical play.

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