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The Agnes Moorehead Blogathon: Agnes' Early Life and Role in Citizen Kane (1941)

Today I’m paying tribute to the talented Agnes Moorehead! I’d like to start off by thanking In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood for hosting yet another fantastic blogathon. 897 more words


Some kind of a puppet

life backwards from David Cairns on Vimeo.

I’ve been looking for this sketch since forever. Easily, for me, the most memorable thing the satirical puppet show… 253 more words



As a self-professed cinephile, I try to be a student of film. Admittedly I’m not as well versed in the finer points of film history and avant-garde genres as some others, though I pride myself on at least knowing the masters, from Kurosawa to Kubrick. 429 more words

2016 Movies

#54 Citizen Kane

Watched: October 22 2016

Director: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles & the Mercury Actors

Year: 1941

Runtime: 1h 59min

Note: only Sister the Oldest watched this, as Sister the Youngest had fucked off to Oslo. 511 more words

Edgar Wright

We shall be governed no better than we deserve...

Whilst the world recovers from the shock election of Donald Trump to the Presidency of the United States, the film of his life so far is, no doubt, being written (and here’s a useful… 1,153 more words

Politics & Principles

40's Cinema

With the dawn of a new decade came the dawn of new cinema. With the Production Code in full swing, writers and directors had to take a new approach to making their films; no longer able to focus on the shock factor, they now had to focus on the story and production to gain viewers. 332 more words

Film History