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The 100 Essential Directors Part 1: Chantal Akerman - Bernardo Bertolucci
1 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM
Neurotic New Yorkers, Queer Mavericks, Swedish close-ups and the art of putting a microphone on every person on set are but a few of the themes explored in PopMatters' first group of ten essential directors, Chantal Akerman through Bernardo Bertolucci. Please note that any perceived omissions were likely on purpose...
The Ignoble Quest for Infamy: Filming McCabe & Mrs. Miller in Vancouver
9 Nov 2010 // 4:00 PM
Forty years on, McCabe & Mrs. Miller remains Vancouver’s cinematic benchmark. By the time McCabe rolled into production, M*A*S*H had made Robert Altman a star, and he returned to Vancouver with his core team to create a Western like no other in film history.
Altman Turns to Crime in 'The Long Goodbye' and 'Thieves Like Us'
20 May 2015 // 9:10 PM
These two crime pictures provide insight into the ways Robert Altman operated within and without Hollywood conventions.
Those Talented, Tempestuous Van Goghs: 'Vincent and Theo'
17 Mar 2015 // 9:10 PM
Robert Altman’s beautiful film reminds us of Van Gogh's genius and provides an intimate portrait of two brothers bound by their love of art.
Double Take: The Player (1992)
23 Mar 2015 // 4:19 AM
Double Take would like to pitch The Player in 25 words or less, but it took us a little longer to break this one down. So hear us out -- and don't give us water in a red wine glass.
'The Long Goodbye' in the City of Angels and Demons
22 Jan 2015 // 5:00 AM
Robert Altman's '70s noir is a terrific, sad, and mischievous movie.