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The A/B Test

In this week’s issue of The New York Times Magazine, there’s a profile of Mark Zuckerberg by Farhad Manjoo, who describes how the founder of Facebook is coming to terms with his role in the world in the aftermath of… 1,353 more words


The Oscar Project 1941: How Green Was My Valley

The first thing I wrote when taking notes during this film was…

“OK movie… let’s see what you’ve got”

For at least 50 years How Green Was My Valley… 1,705 more words

Film Essay: 'From the Power and the Glory' to 'Citizen Kane'.

Spencer Tracy made 75 films, was nominated for 9 Academy Awards, (he won twice for Best Actor) and remained until his death in 1967 a major box office draw. 1,306 more words

Film Review

The man who would be Kane

Citizen Kane is 70 years old this month and is acknowledged as a masterpiece from actor/director Orson Welles. But, let’s not do what he did and forget screenwriter Herman J. 724 more words


Editing Lessons and Treasure Hunting with Mr. Welles

A moviemaker who blazed many trails, some of which that led to false paths and others that seemed to meander through Indiana Jones-styled jungle thickets or lost treasure labyrinths, Orson Welles continues to provide many lessons to directors, editors, sound designers, and everyone else involved in moving image creation.  87 more words

Chapter 5

Today I Watched: Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, 1941)

Citizen Kane (dir. Orson Welles, 1941)

Provisional score: 9 to 9+ out of 10.


Final Schematic

After getting everyone’s parts of the schematic I finally put it together. I used the base of what we came up with when we talked through it, just added the breakdowns of the scenes as everyone done it in their work. 33 more words

New Narratives