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 >>
In a play!
In the book Robert Altman, An Oral Biography, Cher remembers that Altman wanted her to play the transsexual Joanne in the 1981 play (and later movie) Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean.
But Cher didn't want to go there.
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives.
December 24, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 52
Films in Focus
By Andrew Sarris
"BREWSTER McCLOUD" wings it in more ways than one as it takes off on such wildly varied satiric targets as Spiro Agnew, Steve McQueen's mod detective in "Bullitt," the ... More >>