Eye For Film >> Movies >> The Company (2003) Film Review
Reviewed by: David Haviland
I imagine this was a more enjoyable shoot for Altman, as there's less plot to conceal, allowing him to indulge his taste for scenes without ends and mannered documentary-style pans.
The film follows a Chicago ballet company as it prepares for a major show and is primarily a vanity project for producer/co-writer/star Neve Campbell, who was a dancer herself before making movies like Scream and Wild Things.
The climax is a ludicrous production called Blue Snake, which features red monkeys dancing around a giant head.
Two rows behind me, I heard a child whisper, "But mummy, the Emperor's not wearing any clothes."Reviewed on: 06 May 2004
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