Matthew Michael Carnahan
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Matthew Michael Carnahan (sometimes identified as Matt Carnahan) is an American screenwriter who wrote the feature films The Kingdom (2007), and the film adaptations of both the hit BBC television drama serial State of Play and the novel White Jazz. Carnahan also wrote the screenplay for Lions for Lambs for United Artists. He is also the brother of Joe Carnahan, who wrote and directed Narc, Smokin' Aces and The A-Team.
Critical reaction to Carnahan's work has been mixed. Based on 17 reviews, The Kingdom averaged a 55 on Metacritic. Rotten Tomatoes lists the film with 53% of critics giving the film positive reviews, based on 120 reviews. Lions for Lambs received generally negative to mixed reviews from critics. On the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, 27% of critics gave the film positive reviews, based on 133 reviews. On Metacritic, the film had an average score of 47 out of 100, based on 33 reviews.
- The Kingdom (2007) - Writer
- Lions for Lambs (2007) - Writer/Producer
- State of Play (2009) - Writer
- White Jazz (TBA) - Writer
- World War Z (2013) - Writer
- "United Artists' "Lions for Lambs" to Be Released Worldwide by MGM" (Press release). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios. February 21, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-10.
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- "Lions for Lambs - Rotten Tomatoes". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2007-11-10.
- "Lions for Lambs (2007): Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 2007-11-10.
- Untitled Matt Carnahan Crime Project at the Internet Movie Database
- "Mandate buys Carnahan crime drama". Hollywood Reporter. May 20, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-30.
- "New scribe tribe stars span globe.(10 screenwriters to watch)". Daily Variety. June 23, 2006. Retrieved 2008-10-30.