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  • adjective film Displaying traits typical of a film made by Robert Altman.

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  • "Altmanesque" (overlapping dialogue, multiple themes, improvisational feel, lots of characters, numerous events happening in the frame).

    DVD Verdict

  • The cast is a Robert Altmanesque ensemble parody with Juno Temple as Danielle, Milla Jovovich who we never really get to see in parts like this as her young mom, William H. Macy as her Mormon husband to be and Dwight Yoakam as Clarke's abusive dad.

    Hellin Kay: Dirty Girl

  • Downey pretty much carries the movie, and the Altmanesque overlapping dialogue between Downey and Paltrow was wonderful huge props to Favreau for this choice.

    Sad but true fact

  • He's also not afraid of Altmanesque overlapping dialogue.

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • I really wanted to approach my film with an Altmanesque/Herzogian cinematic technique.

    Vitro Nasu » 2008 » December

  • Perhaps so Peter, but it fulfils a number of functions for me: its personal resonance, - and I haven't dismissed a Robert Altmanesque 'Long Goodbye' subversion; working with a proven, readymade plot to see whether I can add to the ever-growing band of Irish crime writers; or,failing that, seeing where my true forte lies.

    Crimefest goes to the world capital of used books

  • The cast is a Robert Altmanesque ensemble parody with Juno Temple as Danielle, Milla Jovovich who we never really get to see in parts like this as her young mom, William H. Macy as her Mormon husband to be and Dwight Yoakam as Clarke's abusive dad.

    Hellin Kay: Dirty Girl

  • I really wanted to approach my film with an Altmanesque/Herzogian cinematic technique.

    Up the Yangtze

  • As Lantana was blatantly Altmanesque in structure, Jindabyne references the master indirectly.

    GreenCine Daily: Jindabyne.

  • This is after all the same director who made the Altmanesque ensemble film cool again with Boogie Nights and Magnolia, modelled an Adam Sandler film that was actually worth watching Punk Drunk Love and gave old timers Burt Reynolds and Philip Baker Hall another stab at the big time.

    THERE WILL BE BLOOD | Obsessed With Film

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