Articles about Robert Altman

Robert Altman's last hurrah: A Prairie Home Companion
The New Soundtrack (Online) (2015) Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 11-22

In one sense, Robert Altman's last film, A Prairie Home Companion (2006), follows in the tradition of genre revisionism which he began with the war film (M*A*S*H 1970), the Western (McCabe and Mrs. Miller 1971) and the private eye film ...

Uncut (2014) , No. 205, pp. 102


Songwriting, Advertising, and Mythmaking in the New Hollywood: The Case of "Nashville" (1975)
Music and the Moving Image (2012) Vol. 5, pp. 28-45

Using previously unavailable archival materials, this article questions the often-cited belief that "nonmusical actors" in "Nashville" (1975) wrote and performed their own songs "from the character's point of view," in director Robert Altman's words, to lend "a reality as well ...

Film: The Long Goodbye
The Village Voice (2006) Vol. 51, No. 23, pp. C64