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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
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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: Fate plays role in success of Robin and Linda Williams

...singer Kate MacKenzie.In 2005, they got to appear as themselves and perform the song Old Plank Road in director Robert Altman's final film, A Prairie Home Companion, which was a fictionalized, behind-the-scenes portrayal of the long-running...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-10-07/ramblin-rhodes-fate-p
Comedian Robin Williams dead in apparent suicide

...Globes, for "Good Morning, Vietnam," "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "The Fisher King."His other film credits included Robert Altman's "Popeye" (a box office bomb), Paul Mazursky's "Moscow on the Hudson," Steven Spielberg's "Hook" and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/comedian-robin-williams-dead
Williams death: Hollywood reacts

...Globes for "Good Morning, Vietnam," ''Mrs. Doubtfire" and "The Fisher King." Other film credits included Robert Altman's "Popeye" (a box office bomb), Paul Mazursky's "Moscow on the Hudson," Steven Spielberg's "Hook" and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-12/williams-death-friends-ask-w
Few filmmakers yell 'cut' over age

...Certainly, film history is littered with directors who worked well past retirement age. Akira Kurosawa, Sidney Lumet and Robert Altman all worked into their 80s, producing some fine films: Altman's Gosford Park, Kurosawa's Dreams, Lumet's Before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-07-28/few-filmmakers-yell-cut-over-age
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
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
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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
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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
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