Subject:

Robert Altman

  • Film

    May 22, 2014
  • Film

    June 7, 2012
  • Film

    September 8, 2011

    Higher Ground's Passionless Prodigal

    Vera Farmiga tentatively tries to build a better role.

  • Calendar

    July 7, 2011
  • Blogs

    May 10, 2010

    Tonight at City Hall, the Public Debut of the High-Concept Dramedy Riverfront Boulevard

    From the April 20 council briefing titled "Riverfront Boulevard Design From Continental Avenue to Cadiz Street"​Several weeks ago we directed your attention to plans that would turn IndustrialRiverfront Boulevard into a so-called "complete street." Two days later, Bike Friendly Oak Cliff called bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    Farewell, Farrah Fawcett

    Corpus Christi native Farrah Fawcett, who died today at the age of 62 following a lengthy and very public battle with cancer, will be remembered for many things: Charlie's Angels, her hair, that pin-up poster, The Burning Bed (she could act!), her David Letterman appearance. But locals who actually ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 4, 2009
  • Calendar

    February 26, 2009

    Tomlin's Tops

    The legendary Lily lands at the Bass

  • Film

    November 13, 2008

    I’ve Loved You So Long

    A chick flick about child murder. Mom would love it.

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2007

    Pretty in Pink

    We just received at Unfair Park HQ a copy of Baz Luhrmann's 2001 extravaganza Moulin Rouge -- like we need another one? Only this one's got the pink sleeve you see at right, courtesy Dallas-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure. As it turns out, 20th Century Fox is partnering with Nancy Brinker's founda ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    May 17, 2007
  • Blogs

    November 21, 2006

    Robert Altman: "Hollywood Will Want Me When I Die."

    Sad news today: Robert Altman, director of some of the greatest American movies of the past 40 years (among them M*A*S*H, Nashville, The Player, The Long Goodbye and even this year's joyful A Prairie Home Companion), died last night at a Hollywood hospital. He was 81. The cause of death hasn't been ... More >>

  • Film

    June 8, 2006

    The Long Goodbye

    Garrison Keillor's Prairie makes a fine pasture for Altman

  • Home Entertainment

    April 27, 2006
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2006

    J. Lohan Can You Go? Or Something.

    Seems Lindsay Lohan, who's pretty good in Robert Altman's A Prairie Home Companion, may wind up in Dallas. Which may wind up in Toronto, but still. --Robert Wilonsky

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2006

    SXSWoojeezdearlord...

    According to the folks who put on the annual South by Southwest Film and Music Festival in Austin, attendence is up some 40 percent this year--which, by my estimate, would put the number of registrants close to 1.2 million. Granted, that's a rough estimate, and I did get into journalism because ther ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    February 2, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    October 13, 2005
  • Film

    January 15, 2004

    Dance, Dance, Dance

    Robert Altman's love letter to ballet is beautiful but empty

  • Film

    October 16, 2003

    The Zero Effect

    Km. 0 tries a little tenderness, and it works

  • Film

    October 16, 2003

    Jury Doody

    Despite many strong stars, this Grisham adaptation amounts to squat

  • Film

    August 21, 2003

    Sol Brothers

    Mondays in the Sun takes a whimsical look at unemployment on the coast of Spain

  • Film

    April 24, 2003

    Raising the Bar

    At last, the USA Film Festival is back under the influence

  • Film

    March 13, 2003

    Winter of Our Discontent

    Rose Troche uses the Altman method to reveal more suburban discomfort

  • Film

    July 11, 2002

    Sunny Delight

    John Sayles' latest transcends its talkiness

  • Film

    June 13, 2002

    Big Talkers

    One thing is sure--13 Conversations makes a grand impression

  • Film

    March 7, 2002

    Pub Love

    Britain's best gather with sad smiles to place their Last Orders

  • Film

    January 10, 2002

    Park Life

    Altman, at 76, rounds up the best of the Brits for a heroic resurrection

  • Culture

    May 24, 2001

    More Tune Than Show

    The World Goes 'Round offers up great songs in a lackluster production

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Merchant Ivory

    Begging and Borrowing

  • Film

    November 2, 2000

    Farrah to Poor

    With clipped wings, Charlie's Angels fly way too low to the ground

  • Film

    October 12, 2000

    The Dr. Is In, Out, In, Out...

    Robert Altman nails Dallas' shallow society to a T

  • Culture

    October 12, 2000

    "Look! I Made This!"

    Robert Altman wants your attention, if not your affection

  • Culture

    August 24, 2000

    The Bit Player

    Vincent D'Onofrio may be the best actor of his generation, but who would notice?

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    Private Defective

    Alan Rudolph's Trixie is happily stuck between a rock and the deep blue sea

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    London Calling

    Lovelorn misfits across the pond go walking through an insightful Wonderland

  • Film

    May 25, 2000

    Love sick

    Director Bruno Barreto and his wife, Amy Irving, jam their fingers down our throats in Bossa Nova

  • Film

    January 6, 2000

    Cock of the walk

    Magnolia buries a radiant Tom Cruise beneath three hours of brilliant nothing

  • Film

    December 30, 1999

    Reel lists

    Or: Where in the hell are Three Kings and Election?

  • Film

    April 8, 1999

    Death as an amateur theatrical

    Personalities take center stage in Altman's strange, feel-good Southern drama

  • Calendar

    April 1, 1999
  • Film

    March 12, 1998

    High-order hackwork

    Altman uses his magic to distract us from the same old Grisham-isms in The Gingerbread Man

  • Film

    February 5, 1998

    Drink up

    Alan Rudolph rises from the ashes in a suave, smoky Afterglow

  • Calendar

    January 15, 1998
  • Film

    January 1, 1998

    Political coup

    Wag the Dog paints the White House a brilliant black

  • Film

    August 15, 1996

    Ready to scorn

    Kansas City is Robert Altman's best movie in years--but does anyone care anymore?

  • Film

    August 1, 1996

    And then there were some

    A friendly, disorganized guide to what won't be checked out at your local video store

  • Music

    January 5, 1995
  • Film

    December 22, 1994

    Rag trade

    Robert Altman's surprisingly leaden look at the fashion industry is all dressed up with nowhere to go

  • Film

    December 15, 1994
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