In a string of films in the 1970s, Robert Altman placed his spin on everything from crime movies (Thieves Like Us, 1974) to Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe (The Long Goodbye, 1973). But Altman's self-proclaimed anti-Western, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, which followed popular comedy M*A*S*H in 1971, migh ... More >>
Steve Martin and I go back a long way. I remember Steve from his SNL days, playing the banjo with an arrow through his head, a wild and crazy guy who perfected his idiot role in such movies as The Jerk (1979) and Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982). Yes, he took side trips from that stereotype in Penni ... More >>
No movie musical says summer better than Grease, which makes it a perfect choice to open the season at Infinity Park's Monday Movie Madness summer series of free family movies. See also: - Grease and ennui: My date last night - Repertory Cinema Wishlist: Robert Altman's Nashville -Repertory Cinema ... More >>
The first film by Martin Scorcese that truly wore his mark, Mean Streets is a small and personal tour de force, held together by a killer jukebox score and the explosive on-screen meeting of Robert De Niro (as the ne'er-do-well gambler, Johnny Boy) and Harvey Keitel (as Charlie, a conflicted small-t ... More >>
This is the second installment in Susan Froyd's weekly Repertory Cinema Wishlist. To be fair, you can't really pick just one Robert Altman movie; the iconoclastic director's prolific career -- with its roller coaster of highs and lows, big and little movies, theater adapted to film, and sprawling ... More >>
This week's cover story, "All In," focuses on the work of University of Denver professor Robert Hannum, who's been researching the mathematics of gambling and the science of poker for almost two decades. Of course, we all know (or think we know) something about Las Vegas casinos and card game ... More >>
Consider Me, Ghost
Fir Traders Union
Kristin Scott Thomas shines as a child killer in I've Loved You So Long
The Denver Film Festival just keeps on rolling.
Pan's Labyrinth The War Tapes M*A*S*H The Siege
For alumni of America's most prestigious film festival, winning is less than half the battle.
Jean Renoir's masterpiece of French society on the brink unscrolls at Starz.
Garrison Keillor's Prairie makes a fine pasture for Altman.
Rumor Has Itůthis Graduate tribute deserves no honors.
The Women lays bare the cattiness of society dames
New Suit takes off on Hollywood.
Rose Troche uses the Altman method to reveal more suburban discomfort.
Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more
Ron Henderson's role in the DIFF deserves top billing.
Sunshine State's plot transcends its talkiness.
13 Conversations takes on some weighty topics.
Robert Altman rounds up the best Brits for a heroic resurrection.
With clipped wings, Charlie's Angels fly way too low to the ground.
Robert Altman does Dallas.
Robert Altman wants your attention, if not your affection.
Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?
Miss Marples meets Mrs. Malaprop in Trixie.