A WEDDING (1978)

Robert Altman understands that weddings are semi-goofy affairs where, each year, a whole lot of money is dropped on lavish, nerve-wracking, anxiety-inducing ceremonies, (and even more unthinkably gaudy receptions), all in the service of unions that have less than a 50% chance of succeeding. He’s also keen on the notion that all weddings are secret […]

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THE LONG GOODBYE (1973)

Philip Marlowe has been asleep. Whether it’s been a literal and continuous Big Sleep that has lasted since we last saw the man in 1946 is unclear. But there are clues scattered about which suggest that it is. First off, genius screenwriter Leigh Brackett is back with another adaptation of a Raymond Chandler novel just […]

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