Richard Baskin

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2013

    Welcome To L.A.: A Real Cinema Curio

    I live for good/bad movies of the golden age, and 1977's Welcome To L.A. fits the bill, smog and all. It's an arid story of interlocking romances, all set amidst a bleak, impersonal, unhappy, yearning L.A. landscape where you never see all that many people in any scene. (Maybe there was a low budge ... More >>

  • Film

    November 21, 2006

    A Critics' Duet on 'Nashville'

    From the 'Voice' archives: Remembering Robert Altman through the words of Voice critics past