In Robert Altman, The Oral Biography by Mitchell Zuckoff, the late, great director's longtime wife, Kathryn Reed Altman, remembers a time in 1972 when the phone rang and Altman picked up the other extension.
"I could tell something was up," Kathryn relates.
That night, she goes on, "it all ... More >>
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January 11, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 2
films in focus
by Andrew Sarris
'Tis the season to grind out 10-best lists, and this is certainly not the year to turn one's back on tradition. Still, there is at least one prominent film critic who ... More >>
He'll cut you. Pics by Richard, more below.Van Dyke Parks/Clare and the Reasons
The Bell House
Saturday, October 2
Better Than: A full-semester course in American Studies.
"For whom the bell tolls," announced Van Dyke Parks as he sauntered over to the upright piano he manned for an evening ... More >>
Most people who remember Henry Gibson -- who has died of cancer at age 73 -- remember him as the winsome poet ("by Henry Gibson") on Laugh-In. That was a good bit -- a sort of Percy Dovetonsils for the age of cool -- but fans of Robert Altman films knew he could be funny and tough, too, as the mani ... More >>
David WentworthKanye West and Band of Outsiders designer Scott Sternberg
Standing outside the empty storefront at 408 Broadway at a quarter to noon on Sunday, we wonder for a moment if we have the wrong address for the Band of Outsiders and Boy Fall 2009 presentation. A stylish young man with a red ... More >>