films

Short Cuts: Robert Altman

Tom Waits & Lily Tomlin

 

Short Cuts

 

After the phenomenal success of The Player, Altman made a triumphant return with Short Cuts, similarly cast in loosely linked LA tales. 9/10

 

That Night: Craig Bolotin

Juliette Lewis & C Thomas Howell

 

A predictable rites of passage film set in 1961. Based on the novel by Alice McDermott 8/10

 

C Thomas Howell also starred in The Outsiders directed by Francis Ford Coppola 10/10

 

This Boy’s Life: Michael Caton – Jones

Robert De Niro & Ellen Barkin

 

A classic rites of passage film set in the 1950s. De Niro plays a seriously overpowering father. Based on a true story by Tobias Wolff 9/10

 

I’ll Do Anything: James Brooks

Nick Nolte & Tracy Ullman

 

Do you like musicals? Some of the songs are by Prince. It’s an OK film written and directed by Terms of Endearment’s James Brooks. 4/10

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