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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.
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.
America's Dirty Secrets Revealed in Robert Altman's Short Cuts
16 Feb 2017 // 8:45 PM
Altman spent his entire career amplifying the hidden comedy in America’s soul. Short Cuts is his most sweeping and relatable sketch of the country caught off-guard.
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.
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.