Short Cuts

Robert Altman's greatest film is quite easily Short Cuts, which combines his sloppy, fly-on-the-wall filmmaking approach with Raymond Carver's poignant short stories about human drama to create the ultimate version of what Altman did his whole life- observe the modern human comedy with a detached, and slightly ironic, tone. There are so many brilliant performances … Continue reading Short Cuts

Faerie Tale Theater (Season 6)

And so we wrap up this delightful series with one more season's worth of magic, which includes: "Rip Van Winkle" starts us off with a huge bang with the great Harry Dean Stanton as Rip van Winkle, Talia Shire as Wilma van Winkle, John P. Ryan as Hendrick Hudson and Roy Dotrice as Peter Vanderdonk. … Continue reading Faerie Tale Theater (Season 6)