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Michael Haneke Will Be Your Mirrornew

Don't blame him if you don't like what you see.
L.A. Weekly  |  Scott Foundas  |  03-14-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Funny Games': Nervous Laughternew

Is Michael Haneke funny "ha-ha" or funny "sick"?
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Felicia Feaster  |  03-14-2008  |  Reviews

Gaming the Viewernew

Why would you want to watch a film about a couple and their young son held prisoner and tortured by a pair of bullying psychopaths?
Artvoice  |  M. Faust  |  03-14-2008  |  Reviews

'Funny Games' is No Laughing Matternew

Michael Haneke's intense, brilliant film is definitely not for everyone.
Las Vegas Weekly  |  Staff  |  03-14-2008  |  Reviews

Serial Abusenew

Michael Haneke claims modern sophistication but proves he's a sadistic fraud in an American adaptation of his own film.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  03-13-2008  |  Reviews

Mugging for the Cameranew

You have to wonder: Why an American shot-for-shot remake of Funny Games, Michael Haneke's decade-old Austrian film now?
San Antonio Current  |  Ashley Lindstrom  |  03-12-2008  |  Reviews

The Arthouse and the Slaughterhouse Meet Againnew

In 2008 -- the era of Eli Roth and Saw -- a remake of Funny Games should be extra potent, especially with Michael Haneke behind the camera and boasting a supreme cast.
Willamette Week  |  AP Kryza  |  03-12-2008  |  Reviews

Giving the U.S. the 'Funny Games' it Deservesnew

It's worth noting that perhaps Haneke's most ingenious (and frequently overlooked) gambit is that there is almost no onscreen violence. As much as Funny Games feels like particularly merciless, graphic torture porn, the actual moments of assault are almost always cut away from or just out of frame.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Dennis Harvey  |  03-12-2008  |  Reviews

Two Serial Killers Walk Into a Home

Michael Haneke's remake of his own movie is no joke.
Maui Time  |  Cole Smithey  |  03-10-2008  |  Reviews

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