posted on Nov, 30 2006 @ 02:05 PM
I am a fan of his.
I always thought his use of sound was so different, sometimes confusing, but it made you pay attention.
What I mean is the way he would capture audio from those who were on camera, as well as the ambient sound of other conversations in the room. Those
are the natural sounds you would have heard, if you would have been in the room.
I had the chance once, to ask Walter Murch, a film editor (apocolypse now, godfather, jarhead) what it would have been like to edit an Altman film. He
used a term like "nightmare" LOL..