Review: Carnage may seem pretentious but is laugh-out-loud funny

It’s strange to think that anything billed as a comedy with big names gets undeservedly overlooked by comedy fans, but such is the case with Roman Polanski’s adaptation of Yasmina Reza’s hit stage play God of Carnage. With a stellar cast — Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Cristoph Waltz and John C. Reilly — Carnage, though still somewhat preening in it’s identity as a stage play about the unavoidable truths of

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Roman Polanski tries comedy; check out the trailer for “Carnage”

When you think of quality comedy movies and then think about those movies’ directors, Roman Polanski isn’t the first name that usually comes to mind. He’s probably not the second or third, either. What Polanski is good at is writing and directing creepy thrillers and horror-tinged dramas. My personal favorite (since you didn’t ask): 1999’s The Ninth Gate. But get this: the controversial figure — there’s that whole unlawful sexual

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