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September 2, 1992 | ELAINE DUTKA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Those who expected director Robert Altman to go mainstream after his success with the anti-Hollywood spoof "The Player" are in for a surprise. Passing up high-profile, higher-budget projects, the iconoclastic veteran used his newly retrieved leverage to get "Short Cuts"--a dark, literate venture previously turned down by every major studio--off the ground.
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July 23, 2002 | DANA CALVO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In one of the first scenes of "Road to Perdition," the taciturn mob enforcer Michael Sullivan, played by Tom Hanks, wends his car down the snowy driveway to his house. Seamlessly, as if the audience were seeing Sullivan's wife and two boys as he would see them through the windshield, the camera captures their reactions to his arrival. In one cut, Sullivan's wife, played by Jennifer Jason Leigh, smiles shyly.
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July 23, 2002 | DANA CALVO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In one of the first scenes of "Road to Perdition," the taciturn mob enforcer Michael Sullivan, played by Tom Hanks, wends his car down the snowy driveway to his house. Seamlessly, as if the audience were seeing Sullivan's wife and two boys as he would see them through the windshield, the camera captures their reactions to his arrival. In one cut, Sullivan's wife, played by Jennifer Jason Leigh, smiles shyly.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 2, 1992 | ELAINE DUTKA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Those who expected director Robert Altman to go mainstream after his success with the anti-Hollywood spoof "The Player" are in for a surprise. Passing up high-profile, higher-budget projects, the iconoclastic veteran used his newly retrieved leverage to get "Short Cuts"--a dark, literate venture previously turned down by every major studio--off the ground.
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