Director: James FoleyReleased in 1992 and based on the famous Pulitzer winning play by David Mamet, was jokingly named "Death of a fucking salesman" due to the profanity-laden script. The ensemble cast comes together brilliantly to portray the cut throat world of being a salesman in real estate. Al Pacino was the only cast member to be nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor.The film follows the lives of four salesmen: Ricky Roma (Pacino), Shelley Levine (Jack Lemmon), Dave Moss (Ed...Read Full Story
Oscar-nominated filmmaker and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet has spent the past several years separating himself from Hollywood liberalism. In 2008, he penned a Village Voice essay titled "Why I Am No Longer a Brain-Dead Liberal." Earlier this year, he voiced his anti-gun control sentiments in a Newsweek piece. Now, Mamet has slammed President Barack Obama with a rather harsh label.
"He's a tyrant," Mamet said during an appearance on "The Hugh Hewitt Show." "And I give him...Read Full Story
About Last Night [VHS]
Directed by Edward Zwick
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Released on: 1994-06-21
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Al Pacino Flaps His Way Through a Mamet Masterpiece for the Second Time
L to R: John C. McGinley puts Richard Schiff in his place. Photo by: Scott Landis.
Congrats to those sharks of Chicago real estate! It’s been 30 years since Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize-winning speed-talky skewering of the American Dream premiered in London, and it’s as sharp and steely as ever. But though Daniel Sullivan’s production is straightforward, the edges are worn down and the frenetic energy is slowing seeping...Read Full Story
Posted on November 4, 2012
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David Mamet’s 1984 Pulitzer Prize winning play Glengarry Glen Ross is back on Broadway with Al Pacino as Shelly Levene.
When my husband and I heard that David Mamet’s 1984 Pulitzer Prize winning play Glengarry Glen Ross was coming back to Broadway, we rushed to get tickets. The best part of the play was seeing Al Pacino playing the role of Shelly Levene, played by Jack Lemmon in the 1992 film. He is just as brilliant in this role...Read Full Story
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