Refine Search

  •  
  •  
Robert Altman honored by the academy

Robert Altman, the iconoclastic director who has long chafed at the conventions of Hollywood, finally got his first Oscar at Sunday's Academy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/06/osc_65576.shtml
Oscars
At 80, Robert Altman still busy filming

ST. PAUL - He moves slowly. His posture is slumped. But when it comes to making movies, 80-year-old Robert Altman has a young man's fire. The director recently completed shooting a movie based on humorist Garrison Keillor's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/29/mov_5168.shtml
Movies
Ramblin' Rhodes: It seems Oscar rarely smiles on country tunes

...1975 with I'm Easy from the movie Nashville with the music and lyrics composed by actor Keith Carradine.Director Robert Altman took an unusual approach with the film by having his actors write their own songs. Many of those songs turned out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-02-26/ramblin-rhodes-it-see
Reel Releases: Films are proof Tennessee is woven with musical thread

...showcases films about and/or featuring prominent players from the state's music community. NASHVILLE (1975): Robert Altman's sprawling masterpiece is about much more than country music, but it works because the titular town's primary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-05-29/reel-releases-films-a
Reel Releases: Success has been sketchy for comic strips made into films

...seems at once an affectionate throwback and a fever dream from somewhere far in the future. POPEYE (1980): Director Robert Altman understood that the essential elements of Popeye have little to do with spinach and the occasional fistfight. Instead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-05-14/reel-releases-success
Ramblin' Rhodes: Take a look at music, more from 2012

...its music community except maybe for the sex, back-stabbing record company executives and country songs. The 1975 Robert Altman-directed movie Nashville probably comes closest to realistically depicting Music City U.S.A.? Randy Travis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2012-12-31/ramblin-rhodes-take-l
Sydney Pollack interprets long, varied career

...him to perform double duty and play his exasperated agent while directing "Tootsie," Pollack since has appeared in Robert Altman's "The Player," Woody Allen's "Husbands and Wives" and Stanley Kubrick's "Eyes Wide Shut." The reason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/25/mov_451310.shtml
Movies
People in the News

...contract. He acknowledged that the production of Arthur Miller's "Resurrection Blues," directed by filmmaker Robert Altman, had been "in trouble" before its opening night last month. "Risible" and "incompetent" were among the adjectives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/14/ent_77451.shtml
Things to Do
Living briefs

...in February) will be in attendance to pay tribute to the fallen. The program airs at 8 on PBS. - M*A*S*H, Robert Altman's dark comedy about a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital treating the wounded in the Korean War, has received its own...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/29/liv_454511.shtml
Life & style
Reeve among Director's Guild TV nominees

...A&E film dramatized the life of a young woman left a quadriplegic after a car accident. Other nominees included Robert Altman for "Tanner on Tanner, Parts 1-4," Sundance Channel; Joe Sargent for "Something the Lord Made," HBO; Stephen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/12/tel_439745.shtml
Television