Robert Altman
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Features // 7 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 19 Articles
Blogs // 6 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Features

Robert Altman, the Blackguard of American Elections
5 Dec 2016 // 9:00 PM

At times it feels as if Altman is forcing us to drink drain cleaner in order for us to feel the gut wrenching pain of the farce that American democracy has become.

The Power of Bullshit in 'McCabe & Mrs. Miller'
28 Jun 2016 // 8:15 PM

In McCabe & Mrs. Miller, the 1971 western directed by Robert Altman, bullshit seems like the stuff empires are built on, but as we quickly come to find out, it can also turn to quicksand.

//Columns

How About Some Noah Baumbach, Paul Thomas Anderson, Robert Altman & Akira Kurosawa for the Holidays?
8 Dec 2016 // 8:00 PM

If you ever wonder why certain elements get tossed into a movie, remember: beauty never needs to be justified. These and other thoughts on recent Blu-ray releases.

//Reviews

On Robert Altman's Subversive Anti-western, 'McCabe & Mrs. Miller'
20 Nov 2016 // 8:45 PM

McCabe & Mrs. Miller toys with and subverts western tropes and traditions while flat out refusing to fall into others.

Robert Altman's 'The Player' Is Art -- Now More than Ever
8 Jul 2016 // 5:00 AM

Robert Altman's multi-layered sarcastic skewering of Hollywood culture still has to be seen to be believed, from the first moment to the last.

//Blogs

Reveling in '70s Nostalgia: New Blu-rays for Your Home Film Festival
22 Jan 2016 // 3:30 AM

Some '70s movies are more '70s than others.

Double Take: The Player (1992)
23 Mar 2015 // 3:19 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.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

// Short Ends and Leader

"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

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