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  • M*A*S*H (1970)- Robert Altman's black comedy details the shenanigans of Hawkeye Pierce (Donald Sutherland), Trapper John McIntyre (Elliott Gould), and Duke Forrest (Tom Skerritt), three rogue surgeons assigned to a mobile army surgical hospital during the Korean War.

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  • This groundbreaking anti-war entry was director Altman's breakthrough, and in our view still stands as his finest, purest work: an uproarious, razor-sharp satire that feels as fresh and irreverent today as when first released.

    John Farr: Actor's Actor: A Birthday Salute to Robert Duvall

  • Instead, the Bluejays didn't even make the NIT and suffered the most losses since Dana Altman's first team in 1994-95.

    Missouri Valley Conference

  • Yet it is a spirited movie, its final shoot-out in the snow presaging the magnificent close of Robert Altman's McCabe & Mrs Miller.

    Truffaut: growing backwards into childhood

  • I think that something like Altman's proposal is needed to make mandatory health insurance (which I favor) work.

    Health Insurance Idea, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • 'Brewster McCloud' 1970 Bud Cort, who has a small role in "Passion Play," plays the title role in Robert Altman's eccentric—and by now almost unknown—fable about a loner who lives deep below the Houston Astrodome and dreams of flying inside it with a pair of strapped-on wings.

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  • Bartlett's structure takes time to grasp but employs something of the collage technique of a movie such as Robert Altman's Short Cuts.

    13 – review

  • Regardless of whether the name rings a bell, his contributions to E.C. Comics, Mad magazine, TV Guide, Sports Illustrated, Time magazine and movie posters—from "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World" to Robert Altman's "The Long Goodbye"—are instantly recognizable as the work of one man.

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  • This is an ensemble-mosaic picture, showing scenes from bourgeois Swedish life, in the structural manner of Altman's Short Cuts, but probably closer to European models, with the feel of Thomas Vinterberg's Festen or a diluted Ulrich Seidl; it adopts the alienating end-of-scene "blackout" punctuation from Haneke's Code Unknown.

    Involuntary – review

  • With a firmly anti-establishment script by Ring Lardner Jr (one of the gutsy, blacklisted Hollywood Ten), Altman's perfectly cast duo of doctors, Hawkeye and Trapper (Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould), are somewhere they really don't want to beand set about trying to make the army's senseless systems work for them.

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