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Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (2014, Chuck Workman)

Is it possible to love the cinema and not love Orson Welles? It would be like loving Christmas but not rating Santa Claus; he’s the guy who provides the magic. 290 more words


Top 10 "Best Picture" Losers

Sometimes the Academy gets things wrong when giving out their awards every year, or sometimes there are just two very deserving films.  One of the reasons why I like watching the Oscars so much is because it gives me a chance to go on more extravagant movie rants to all of my friends who, quite frankly, couldn’t care less.   828 more words

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Easter Eggs in Wallace and Gromit: A Grand Day Out

Although Grand Day Out is the first Wallace and Gromit film, I was only able to get a digital copy the other day hence being after the other 3 films so far. 238 more words

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Video: Donald Trump explains "Citizen Kane"

In this short video by Errol Morris, Donald Trump discusses his thoughts on the classic film Citizen Kane. As you might guess, his remarks say more about Trump than about the film.

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Rosebud, A Failure

My introduction to Citizen Kane was through church, oddly enough, nine or ten years ago.  My dad, the minister, was trying and failing to Xerox that month’s newsletter, and when the machine jammed for the third time running, he growled “I think it would be… 603 more words


Movies by State - Florida

Florida.  Yes – that alligator lives in Everglades National Park (photo courtesy National Park Service).  And yes – I chose an alligator instead of an orange grove, beach, or theme park.   296 more words


Orson Welles Season - The problem with The Lady from Shanghai.

Last week, I asked whether or not Citizen Kane was still the greatest film ever made. The simple answer was yes and, even today, it still stands out as one of Orson Welles’ greatest cinematic achievements. 664 more words