Kansas City Reviews

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January 18, 2013
Altman loves to explode movie genres, and his script, co-written with Frank Barhydt, fuses the classic '30s screwball comedy and crime film.
September 7, 2011
February 14, 2001
It could never for an instant be mistaken for anything but a Robert Altman film, and that counts for a lot.
January 1, 2000
Would someone throw a net over Jennifer Jason Leigh? She's at it again.
January 1, 2000
Jennifer Jason Leigh and Miranda Richardson are synergetic perfection as social opposites thrown together for 24 hours in a 1934 hot town.
January 1, 2000
September 21, 2007
A minor Altman work that can't bridge the gap between larger issues--inequality, American politics--and intimate narrative about two women, well played by Jennifer Jason Leigh and Miranda Richardson.
July 15, 2006
May 26, 2006
Robert Altman brings us an effective, if minor, crime film filled with the jazz sounds of Count Basie and Lester Young.
February 4, 2006
Altman looks back at his hometown in an unsentimental, hard-nosed way.
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