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Citizen Kane (movie)

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  • When H.G. Wells met Orson Welles, Or: How typos lead to neat things

    The strangest part of this story may be that in the middle of World War II, 74-year-old British author H.G. Wells took a train to Texas to speak to a meeting of the United States Brewers Assn. I can't quite figure out why he was tapped to speak there;...
  • Black and white lights up screens in 'Frances Ha,' 'Nebraska'

    Black and white lights up screens in 'Frances Ha,' 'Nebraska'
    When Hollywood began transitioning from black-and-white films in the early 1960s, the director Vincente Minnelli had a simple, dismissive reply to those who questioned the shift. "Color," he said, "can do anything that black-and-white can." A half-...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • City Lights: A list for why this recovering list addict is going list-less (from now on)

    City Lights: A list for why this recovering list addict is going list-less (from now on)
    Now that Christmas is over, I have a new seasonal tune stuck in my head. Maybe it wasn't intended as a holiday song, but it's one I often find myself humming around the end of December and start of January: "Nothing Was Delivered," an obscure Bob Dylan...
  • Gaming grows up: A video game revolution

    Gaming grows up: A video game revolution
    The video game is 40. Its exact birthday is arguable. Cultural historians likely would date its origins further back, roughly a decade or two; prototypes of arcade games flourished in university computer labs in the 1950s. But “Pong,” the...
  • Big-screen blind spot: 'Groundhog Day'

    Big-screen blind spot: 'Groundhog Day'
    Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In 'Big-screen blind spot,' we sit down with those 'classic' movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment. Confession: Until this week, I had never...
  • 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...