Full Movie Reviews
SteelCity99 - wrote on 04/22/2018
If Altman had never made the masterfully haunting and psychologically disturbing nightmare called 3 Women (1977), Nashville would undoubtedly have been his masterpiece.
Nashville is a triumphant juggernaut derived from two main influences, in my humble opinion: a) that of the cinema that reflected the American counter-culture, more specifically during the last years of the 60s, and b) the cinéma vérité style. As a mix of both, and emphasizing the latter, Nashville is one of the first renowned celluloid masterpieces to present interrelated stories in a fragmented way for finally bringing them all to a common denominator with a large-scale event. In this case, that denominator is placed in the climax. With its anecdotic composition, the film, with the aid of Short Cuts (1993) nearly …
Daniel Corleone - wrote on 04/23/2013
An indoor country Woodstock for flawed people. Had high expectations for this since it was highly praised based on the magazines/online/website list. Overloaded with a huge cast but with uninteresting characters. The songs just prolonged the already dull pace. Not for everybody's taste, Nashville requires lots of time and patience. In this critics opinion, it was overrated. It may be one of the movies listed in dozens of "best of" or "greatest" films ever. The first 30minutes alone proves it to be a total confusion mixed with over emphasized country songs. Not a big fan of country music but this reviewer had to try since it has been "regarded highly" in so many lists and praised by critics. Who would enjoy somebody flaunting their body in he mirror, constant singing, a couple …