Tag: The Player

You Gotta Act: John Cusack’s Passionate and Pragmatic Approach to His Craft

“Looking at Cusack’s entire body of work helps one realise that, with age and experience, he has built an increasingly complex and multifaceted persona, playing off his image in order to counter expectations and, probably, to remain excited by his job.”

The Sadness of Desert Trolls: On Robert Altman’s ‘3 Women’

“Altman balances searing interpersonal conflicts with a visual rhythm that’s downright whimsical.”

A Light of Pure Gold: The Ideal of the Painter in Old Hollywood’s Waning Days

“The filmmaker continues to dream of the painter’s Arcadia, however illusory it may be.”