Tag Archives: Robert Altman
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) Xan Cassavetes, Robert Altman, Vera Carlisle Anderson, C.L. Batten, Documentary, History
May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away from. The situation soon turns complicated.
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial (1988) Robert Altman, Eric Bogosian, Jeff Daniels, Brad Davis, Drama, War
The Long Goodbye (1973) Robert Altman, Elliott Gould, Nina van Pallandt, Sterling Hayden, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971) Robert Altman, Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Rene Auberjonois, Drama, Western
Set in winter in the Old West. Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a young Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. The shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to use her experience to help McCabe run his business, while sharing in the profits. The whorehouse thrives and McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. He refuses, and his decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town.