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The Killers - 1946

The Killers, directed by Robert Siodmak in 1946 stars Edmond O’Brien, Burt Lancaster and Ava Gardner in the role that made her a star. 333 more words

Film

Once Upon A Midnight Dreary (Blog Extra)

So, I wouldn’t say I am goth, (At all) but I sure do like to read poems and short stories by Edgar Allen Poe. I don’t know exactly why, but I can tell you that his atmospheric writing keeps me clinging to each page. 950 more words

Book

When Peter Met Orson: This Is Orson Welles by Orson Welles and Peter Bogdanovich

This Is Orson Welles by Orson Welles and Peter Bogdanovich

Kind of a messy biography, This Is Orson Welles is either a treasure of first-hand information on the life and works of Welles and a rambling conversation with a pompous liar. 883 more words

Review

Flashback: on 1946's The Stranger

Orson Welles was probably still reeling in 1945, from the stress of the back-to-back tumult of directing both 1941’s “Citizen Kane” and 1942’s “The Magnificent Ambersons”. 371 more words

Film

A few tips on faking it

Note: Since I’m taking a deserved break for Thanksgiving, I’m reposting a few popular posts this week from earlier in this blog’s run. This post was originally published, in a slightly different form, on December 28, 2012. 895 more words

Writing

Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane (1941)
Some will say that this movie is the best movie ever made. Some would say not liking this movie is grounds to lose all respect for anyone who covers movies. 264 more words

Movies

Lose - Speech

From the movie Citizen Kane:  A group of reporters who are trying to decipher the last word ever spoke by Charles Foster Kane, the millionaire newspaper tycoon: “Rosebud.” The film begins with a news reel detailing Kane’s life for the masses, and then from there, we are shown flashbacks from Kane’s life. 277 more words

Movie Speeches