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The Power of Bullshit in 'McCabe & Mrs. Miller'
28 Jun 2016 // 9:15 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.
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...
Robert Altman's 'The Player' Is Art -- Now More than Ever
8 Jul 2016 // 6:00 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.
What Is the Robert Altman Vision?
26 Apr 2016 // 3:30 AM
If you want to get a complete understanding of Altman, his filmmaking style, and why his movies are so important to the history of cinema, Frank Caso’s book is a must read.
Reveling in '70s Nostalgia: New Blu-rays for Your Home Film Festival
22 Jan 2016 // 4:30 AM
Some '70s movies are more '70s than others.
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.