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Review: 'My Lunches With Orson' edited by Peter Biskind
When critics are too lazy to explain how and why something works, they compare it to magic. On the second page of his introduction to "My Lunches with Orson: Conversations Between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles," Peter Biskind describes Welles' filmmaking as "wizardry"; unfortunately, this as close to criticism as Biskind — who italicizes "auteurism," as though it were a foreign word — is willing to get.
By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
August 9, 2013