Tag Archives: Robert Altman
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.
Gosford Park (2001) Robert Altman, Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillippe, Michael Gambon, Drama, Mystery, Comedy
Maverick American filmmaker Robert Altman takes a witty and absorbing look at the foibles of the British class system in this intelligent murder mystery set in the early ’30s. Sir William McCordle (Michael Gambon) and his wife Lady Sylvia (Kristin Scott Thomas) are a pair of wealthy British socialites who have invited a variety of friends, relatives, and acquaintances to their mansion in the country for a weekend of hunting and relaxation…
The familiar tragic story of Vincent van Gogh is broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. The movie also provides a nice view of the locations which Vincent painted.