Orson Welles

Citizen Kane

August 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

Writing a review about "Citizen Kane" is like meeting your all-time favorite actor or director, only to stutter and stammer through the encounter. What new observations can I add that has not already been discussed in the six decades since the [...]

Someone To Love

April 11, 2007 // 0 Comments

Director Henry Jaglom's unconventional and experimental style of filmmaking has not made him an audience or critical favorite, but he has carved out a unique niche on the independent film scene. His highly personal and sincere projects reveal a [...]

F For Fake

August 5, 2005 // 0 Comments

Criterion has recently released the 2-disc Orson Welles essay/documentary, 1976's "F For Fake". It is exceptional. In 1938, Welles On-the-Air Mercury Theatre broadcast "War of the Worlds". It was a hoax… But it caused a [...]

Casino Royale

October 25, 2002 // 0 Comments

When it comes to the movies, everyone has their guilty pleasures. You know, those movies we’re ashamed to like but have no shame in admitting we like. For whatever reason – psychological baggage, wish fulfillment or just plain self-imposed ignorance [...]

Citizen Kane

October 5, 2001 // 0 Comments

Writing a review about "Citizen Kane" is like meeting your all-time favorite actor or director, only to stutter and stammer through the encounter. What new observations can I add that has not already been discussed in the six decades since the [...]

The Muppet Movie

June 25, 2001 // 0 Comments

As we all know, there’s nothing quite like when an old favorite makes its way to DVD, so that we may enjoy it in all of its digital splendor. However, the recent release of "The Muppet Movie" has left me feeling a bit saddened. When I first [...]

Touch Of Evil

October 18, 2000 // 0 Comments

If there is one film besides "Citizen Kane" that became synonymous with the legacy of ingenious filmmaker Orson Welles, it has to be his 1958 movie "Touch Of Evil." After turning his back on Hollywood in frustration in 1948, Welles [...]

The Lady From Shanghai

September 27, 2000 // 0 Comments

"The Lady From Shanghai" was Orson Welles’ last film in Hollywood before he decided to continue his illustrious career in Europe. Certainly the harsh criticism the film was facing in the US played a significant role in his decision, but as we [...]

The Third Man

December 13, 1999 // 0 Comments

Based upon a story and the screenplay by Graham Greene, "The Third Man" is a movie that takes you back to post-war Europe in 1949. The film has had a lasting impression on me since I first saw it on TV as a child many years ago. It is a [...]

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