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Based on 32 Reviews
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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Altman, showing the ardor and assurance of a master, pulls us into his film with seductive power. You won't want to miss a thing. show more

  • 50
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Lacks what could kindly be called coherence. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Clearly Mr. Altman was enthralled by the company's work process, an alchemy through which sweat and muscularity on the rehearsal-room floor become exquisite abstractions on stage. His pleasure is infectious. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    The good thing about The Company is that nothing much happens. The bad thing about The Company is that nothing much happens. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Knowing that the director is Robert Altman gives you a good idea of what to expect: a demimonde of locker-room chatter, catty sniping, backstage politics, high art and low self-esteem. Altman constructs the movie with the same cross-currents of his other ensemble movies. show more

  • 80
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    A wonderfully vivid and engaging theatrical experience. show more

  • 100
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Like many Altman movies, this is less a dramatic story to follow than an atmospheric environment to visit. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Why did it take me so long to see what was right there in front of my face -- that The Company is the closest that Robert Altman has come to making an autobiographical film? show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    A funny valentine by an old master, woos us into the dance. show more

  • 88
    Michael Sragow Baltimore Sun

    Director and dancers catch the audience up in a web of imagination. show more

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