Stephen Adly Guirgis’s THE MOTHER FUCKER WITH THE HAT at the National Theatre is impressive. Firstly the staging, which is a combination of rotating suspended iconic red New York Fire escapes and smoothly interchanging intimate room scenes is incredible design. 70 more words
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Although this play did little to attract me at the start – something American with a swear word in the title – I was convinced to make the effort to see it by… 759 more words
Stephen Adly Guirgis‘ 2011 play ‘The Motherfucker with the Hat’ is a welcome breath of fresh air in the National’s programme. I was intrigued by the title, the poster and, I’ll admit, the fact that Ricardo Chavira (a face well known to me from endless hours of watching Desperate Housewives) was to star in it; the blurb didn’t give much away and nothing really prepared me to just how incredible the show would be. 523 more words
Snap crackle & pop. Rice crispy theatre (theater)! This US import, with a British creative team and 40% UK casting, oozes NYC from every pore. The expletive count of the naturalistic dialogue is higher than you’ve probably ever heard, but it’s not gratuitous. 280 more words
Greyhawk, the debut feature from director Guy Pitt and writer Matt Pitt, is now available to download from iTunes. 86 more words
A Lonely Place to Die (2011) Directed by Julian Gibley. With Melissa George, Ed Speleers, Alec Newman, Kate Magowan, Sean Harris and Karel Roden.
Imagine Deliverance meets Cliffhanger, with a hint of Ransom and you should arrive somewhere near A Lonely Place to Die. 345 more words