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Citizen Kane (movie)

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  • Val Kilmer transforms into Mark Twain

    Val Kilmer transforms into Mark Twain
    Over the course of two hours inside a small dressing room at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, Val Kilmer ages 20 years. His hair turns a crazy, curly white, a strong mustache sprouts on his upper lip, and deep bags appear under his eyes. Eventually the actor...
  • Orson Welles-Henry Jaglom chats become book

     Orson Welles-Henry Jaglom chats become book
    Toward the end of his life, Orson Welles and director Henry Jaglom became close in friendship and business. They lunched regularly together at Ma Maison, where the film legend asked Jaglom to tape their unfettered conversations. Thirty years later, film...
  • Long-lost early Orson Welles film 'Too Much Johnson' recovered

    Long-lost early Orson Welles film 'Too Much Johnson' recovered
    Orson Welles' long-lost film "Too Much Johnson," which the seminal filmmaker directed two years before coming to Hollywood to make his landmark 1941 drama "Citizen Kane," has been recovered. The announcement was made by the National Film Preservation...
  • 'Gatorcane' called 'genius' by award-winning journalist

    'Gatorcane' called 'genius' by award-winning journalist
    The 'Sharknado' inspired 'Gatorcane' is "genius," according to an award-winning journalist based in Phoenix.  And she's only seen the trailer.  In a video clip on RightThisMinute.com, anchor Gayle Bass shows off the Orlando Sentinel original...
  • 'Vertigo' veers into the Electric Dusk Drive-In

     'Vertigo' veers into the Electric Dusk Drive-In
    Bid goodbye to summer in style with a drive-in screening of "Vertigo," the Alfred Hitchcock film that's had an unprecedented trajectory. Dismissed on its original 1958 release, it has steadily risen in critical estimation to the point where it displaced...
  • Theodora Getty Gaston recalls life with J. Paul Getty in 'Alone Together'

    Theodora Getty Gaston recalls life with J. Paul Getty in 'Alone Together'
    The crimson-haired woman makes sure to offer snacks to each person entering the room. She's seated at the end, next to a carved marble fireplace that doesn't entirely match the rest of the neutral corporate décor. It used to be different here. "It was a...
  • Team effort restores a 'lost' Welles film

    Team effort restores a 'lost' Welles film
    In his first film, an eight-minute 1934 silent titled "The Hearts of Age," a teenage Orson Welles played Death. Now, his second film — "Too Much Johnson," long considered dead and gone — has come back to life. This is a hugely significant...
  • The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa

     The cinematic 'murals' of Gabriel Figueroa
    Aside from Mayan temples and Emiliano Zapata's mustachioed visage, perhaps nothing is more emblematic of Mexico's mysterious grandeur than the films of Gabriel Figueroa. In a career that consisted of more than 200 movies in multiple genres, made in...
  • TCM to present U.S. TV premiere of 'The Story of Film: An Odyssey'

    TCM to present U.S. TV premiere of 'The Story of Film: An Odyssey'
    Turner Classic Movies is set to present the U.S. TV premiere of Mark Cousins' acclaimed 15-hour documentary, "The Story of Film: An Odyssey," beginning Sept. 2. The cable network will show Cousins' documentary with a complementary program of 119...
  • David Koch's chilling effect on public television

    We seem to have entered an era of government snooping and censorship unsurpassed even by the dismal standard set four decades ago by President Richard Nixon. In recent days, we have discovered that the Internal Revenue Service targeted conservative...
  • Movie classics? Depends on your taste

     Movie classics? Depends on your taste
    The schedule for Kristen Tett's Cinema Classics series at Triangle Square Cinemas doesn't look like the syllabus for a film studies class, exactly. This year's offerings run the gamut from critical darlings (the first two "Godfather" movies, "Vertigo") to...
  • Patricia Medina dies at 92; Briton was '50s Hollywood leading lady

    Patricia Medina dies at 92; Briton was '50s Hollywood leading lady
    Patricia Medina, a British-born actress whose Hollywood career as a leading lady in the 1950s spanned the talking mule comedy "Francis" and Orson Welles' crime-thriller "Mr. Arkadin," has died. She was 92. Medina, the widow of actor Joseph Cotten, died...