robert altman

The Great Leonard Cohen

The great Leonard Cohen was a novelist, poet, actor, artist, singer, songwriter and a gentleman. He created a body of work that that will be forever cherished and prized amongst those who admire him. Cohen had a respectability that few could match [...]

September 21, 2021

Notebook Reviews: THE MUSE

Albert Brooks – 1999 Writer/director/star Albert Brooks‘ The Muse isn’t a bad Hollywood satire, but it’s not quite as biting as it thinks it is. The cast is good (Brooks, Jeff Bridges, Sharon Stone, Andie McDowell) and the [...]

January 9, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Robert Altman’s THE LONG GOODBYE

Elliott Gould plays Raymond Chandler’s iconic and laconic private detective, Philip Marlow in this screen adaptation of The Long Goodbye. Robert Altman directs this film, which oozes 70s cinematic style. Altman’s film sees Marlowe investigate [...]

September 11, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Robert Altman’s NASHVILLE

The great Robert Altman is regarded as the master of sprawling multi-narrative films and Nashville is probably the film that captures the legendary director’s cinematic style most. This 1975 film follows a group of people as their lives intersect [...]

September 10, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Mickey Keating’s DARLING

Writer-director Mickey Keating’s Darling is an impressive little psychological horror/thriller with a lot to recommend. Shot in stark black and white, Keating’s 2015 thriller has been compared to Hitchcock and early Polanski, however I feel [...]

August 25, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: BLOOD ORANGE Starring Iggy Pop

Some films are born cult classics, while others have cult classic status thrust upon them. Toby Tobias’ 2016 film, Blood Orange was born a stone cold cult classic. This is the type of movie that cool friends will introduce to their lesser [...]

July 29, 2020

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