The War of the Roses
The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle Show more... of the fighting is D'Amato, the divorce lawyer. He gets to see how far both will go to get rid of the other, and boy do they go far.
@GhostlntheShell Roses grow upon briers & signify the bitter mixed with the sweet, & is very much characteristic of the Christian. War & peace; trial & joy.19 minutes ago
@C.M. Averin @averincm coming at you straight from the War of the motherfucking Roses he stows his need to be live his artistic mind and blows his chance46 minutes ago
@John Sheffield @ac_phila @Slate For the most part, but the minute I picture the alternative I get the creeps or am reminded of "The War of the Roses."1 hour 45 minutes ago
Variety Staff Trying to wring yocks from a deranged couple locked in mortal combat over possession of their house is more suited to film noir than black comedy.
Peter Travers DeVito triumphs by instilling this caustic satire with truth and consequence.
Desson Thomson [A] deliciously jaundiced perspective on matrimony.
Rita Kempley The War of the Roses is yuppie Armageddon, an explosion of empty values and curdled peevishness that blows a marriage and blasts a decade.