30 hand picked films. A new one every day
Human nature at its blindest.
perfect mix of character, tension and human observation. also comical assessment of the capitalist dream/nightmare.
Considering the off-kilter characters, sense of community, and surprising drama (not to mention the potential for commentary on American consumerism and materialism), it's no surprise that Robert Altman wanted to adapt this into a scripted film.
One of the greatest movies about sports and the human spirit. This played at the Dobie Theater in Austin, TX, for over a year.