• R, 2 hr. 4 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Robert Altman
    In Theaters:
    Apr 10, 1992 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jul 16, 1997
  • Fine Line Features

Critic Review - Chicago Reader

[It's] supposed to be scathing, but the pleasure it affords is like what you get from watching the Oscars: celebrity spotting and in-jokes.

April 28, 2008 Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Comments (6)
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Sietse H.

Sietse Herrema

I partly agree with Jonathan since the Oscars are indeed very celebrity spotting and not that amusing. But I do think that Altman was very brave by doing it anyway and he delivered a good peice of satire and that is not something you can say about the Oscars. I wish that the Oscars were as amusing as the Player is.

Dec 31 - 07:38 AM

Rodney S.

Rodney Sibert

Wow, is Jonathan Rosenbaum wrong about this one. This is a very deep movie that makes the act of making a movie explicit. It seems that Rosenbaum has a personal problem with Robert Altman. I will officially never give creedance (sp?) to anything this critic ever says again.

Apr 5 - 09:07 AM


arshi rai

He has no personal problem, that is ridiculous. He loved McCabe & Mrs. Miller.

Sep 5 - 11:57 PM


Barry Anderson

Geez, Rodney, if we don't agree with you, we must be communists. LIGHTEN UP DUDE.

Jun 4 - 03:19 PM


In Your Dreams

Oh, put your elitism back in your pants Rodney.

Sep 21 - 01:18 AM

gabriel v.

gabriel vizcaya

it is a good movie even knowing how would the end be it still makes it very interesting to watch

Oct 12 - 08:28 PM

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