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The Player

Synopsis

[[Performer~P79456~Robert Altman~robertaltman]] takes a scalpel to Hollywood ethics in the 1990s (or the lack thereof) in his acidic satire The Player, adapted from [[Performer~P114301~Michael Tolkin~michaeltolkin]]'s novel. (Tolkin also wrote the screenplay.) The film concerns a sleek and smooth Hollywood studio executive who starts receiving death threats from a disgruntled writer because he has committed the ultimate Hollywood sin -- he promised the writer he would call him back and he never did. This...more

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5.0

86 out of 100 Metascore®

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