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Academy Award History, Part Eight: 1940-1941

As the Academy entered a new decade, several changes came to the Awards. For the first time ever, the winners were kept a complete secret until the envelopes were opened on stage. 1,407 more words

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Classic movie review: Citizen Kane

Recently I have got into a mode of watching classic films from the 1950s and 1960s. With this new found interest in old movies,  I decided to watch Citizen Kane and see what the fuss is all about. 581 more words

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Rosebud-Compare a movie with Toastmasters Speech

An Old newspaper baron in his palace in America utters the word “Rosebud” and dies in his death bed in the movie Citizen Kane.The news paper publishers are puzzled with the word “Rosebud” and a group of reporters proceed to investigate the reason for the Citizen Kane to utter the word in his death bed. 624 more words

Citizen Kane Scared Me (49,000 Acres)

I wrote this poem after seeing Citizen Kane for the first time.  While I absolutely loved it, I have to admit that some aspects of it scared me. 120 more words


Classic Movie Thursdays: Citizen Kane Review

I think an introductory word is fitting. I wish that I could take credit for thinking up this new feature to my blog but unfortunately I can’t. 1,026 more words

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Rosebud from the Mouth of Orson Welles

Orson Welles did not have huge success with Citizen Kane in 1941, mostly because the main character was a loose depiction of newspaper mogul, William Randolph Hearst.   1,506 more words


El público general se ha vuelto objetivamente más estúpido.

En todo, y no creo que sea cuestión de que yo me esté volviendo mayor o vea las cosas del pasado con nostalgia. El declive en la calidad de muchos productos (culturales, quiero decir) y en el gusto del público se puede ver en muchos aspectos. 1,155 more words