Robert Altman

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What connects Drive My Car to Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood?
From Haruki Murakami to Paul Thomas Anderson via The Big Sleep, Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s latest film inspires a trip down the rabbit hole

Larry Ryan

20, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘Odd, free and uninhibited’: Karen Black, Hollywood’s great singer-actor
She worked with Jack Nicholson, Robert Altman and more – and had a sideline in spectral, beautiful songwriting. As her lost songs are released, those close to Karen Black remember her

Andrew Male

19, Jul, 2021 @11:43 AM

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Nashville review – Robert Altman’s country classic still sings
With its constant soundtrack of country music and political commentary, Altman’s sprawling state-of-the-nation epic reverberates with the troubled zeitgeist of the 70s

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Robert Altman’s 20 best films – ranked!
From The Long Goodbye to Short Cuts, Altman’s innovative movies have influenced a generation of film-makers. With the re-release of Nashville and a BFI tribute, we rank the work of one of America’s greatest directors

Ryan Gilbey

17, Jun, 2021 @11:00 AM

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George Segal: a defining face of 1970s Hollywood with a late-career resurgence
The romcom player appeared opposite everyone from Barbra Streisand to Glenda Jackson before almost disappearing from screens. But a late-career turn on TV brought new admirers

Peter Bradshaw

24, Mar, 2021 @12:43 PM

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My streaming gem: why you should watch Images
The latest in our series of writers highlighting underappreciated films sees a recommendation for Robert Altman’s dreamlike 70s horror

Steve Rose

06, Apr, 2020 @7:35 AM

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M*A*S*H at 50: the Robert Altman comedy that revels in cruel misogyny
The anti-war film – regarded as one of the greatest comedies of all time – has a problem with women

Noah Gittell

22, Jan, 2020 @7:15 AM

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Alan Rudolph: 'People just don't surrender to my movies, ever'
The former protege of Robert Altman has made a string of quietly appreciated films that have struggled to break out and after a 16 year hiatus, he’s back with another unlikely project

John Patterson

30, Apr, 2018 @8:00 AM

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From Don't Look Now to The Godfather – why the 1970s is my favourite film decade
While Jaws and Star Wars spawned the blockbuster, groundbreaking film-makers pushed cinema to the limits with edgy drama and sparkling comedy

Ryan Gilbey

03, Apr, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Trumbo; By the Sea; Evolution; The Forest; Truman; That Cold Day in the Park; The Exquisite Corpus – review
While Bryan Cranston treads a familiar path to Oscar nomination in Trumbo, Evolution’s deliciously dark imagery offers more stimulating fare

Guy Lodge

19, Jun, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot review – frontline follies
A laughter-spiked drama starring Tina Fey as a rookie Afghan war correspondent is like MASH but with too much cheese

Wendy Ide

15, May, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Vilmos Zsigmond: the cinematographer who transformed how films look
Along with his lifelong friend, László Kovács, the late Hungarian was a master of lenses and light, and their combined effect on cinema is impossible to overstate

John Patterson

06, Jan, 2016 @6:09 PM

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