May 2019

Altman: Nashville (1975)

May 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

Throughout the first half of the 70s, Robert Altman had steadily been working towards the grandest possible version of his cinematic vision. He finally got his opportunity [...]

Leigh: Peterloo (2019)

May 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

Mike Leigh’s latest film is one of his most magisterial, meticulous and magnificent – a dramatization of the Peterloo Massacre in 1819, during which cavalry charged down [...]

Nicholson: Dark Age (1987)

May 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

Arch Nicholson’s Dark Age was completed in 1987 but it was never released theatrically and only got a DVD release belatedly. That makes last month’s screening at Palace [...]

Altman: Images (1972)

May 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

Robert Altman’s follow-up to McCabe & Mrs. Miller is one of the more elliptical releases of his career – a horror film that was partly extemporized by the actors as [...]

Altman: MASH (1970)

May 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

In many ways, MASH is the film where Robert Altman’s directorial style congealed and coalesced into something that was all his own. Based upon the series of novels by [...]