Brewster McCloud (1970)

Directed by Robert Altman The dreamers don't win in Robert Altman's mind bending, logic-defying, establishment-challenging Brewster McCloud.  The slapstick story, complete with gags straight out of Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner (similar to Peter Bogdanovich's What's Up Doc?) combines farce with pathos.  It's the story of Brewster McCloud (Bud Cort), a lonely young man who doesn't … Continue reading Brewster McCloud (1970)

They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead (2018)

Directed by Morgan Neville Morgan Neville has had quite the year, and the subjects of his two 2018 documentaries, this and Won't You Be My Neighbor? couldn't be more different.  One was Mr. Rogers, the man you wish was your grandpa, and the other is Orson Welles.  This documentary chronicles the struggle for Welles to finish … Continue reading They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead (2018)