The Player

6. <b>The Player</b> (1992)<br>
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The eight-minute opening tracking shot pays homage to <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003951" title="Orson Welles" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/orson-welles-PECLB003951.topic">Orson Welles</a>'  "Touch of Evil," though now instead of focusing on a car carrying a bomb across the Mexican border, director <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000106" title="Robert Altman" href="/topic/entertainment/robert-altman-PECLB000106.topic">Robert Altman</a> highlights the banality of evil on an unnamed studio lot, as writers pitch witless ideas (including "The Graduate II") to bored studio executives. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/movies/la-ca-25films31-2008aug31,0,70218.htmlstory#theplayer">READ MORE</a>
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6. The Player (1992)

The eight-minute opening tracking shot pays homage to Orson Welles' "Touch of Evil," though now instead of focusing on a car carrying a bomb across the Mexican border, director Robert Altman highlights the banality of evil on an unnamed studio lot, as writers pitch witless ideas (including "The Graduate II") to bored studio executives. READ MORE

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