Robert Altman Essays


"In a mad world, only the mad are sane."

Akira Kurosawa

"What this picture is about -- and it keeps getting more clear to me all the time -- is the insanity."

Robert Altman

MASH was not Richard Nixon's favorite war film of 1970. Of the four highest...



Nashville was one of the most enduring movies from the 1970s. Telling a story with an ensemble cast that interacts, this movie became a fiercely debated cultural icon. It wasn’t as popular as Jaws or Star Wars; however, it was probably more...