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MOVIE REVIEW | ***BOND WEEK*** Casino Royale (1967)

“You can’t shoot me! I have a very low threshold of death. My doctor says I can’t have bullets enter my body at any time”. 694 more words

Gallery: Citizen Kane

Gallery: Citizen Kane

After his father’s death, Orson Welles traveled to Europe using a small inheritance. He made his stage debut at the Gate Theatre in Dublin, in 1931. 747 more words

Film

F For Fake (1973) - Orson Welles

Orson Welles gets a lot of flack for supposedly not having done much significant film work after Citizen Kane. First of all, that claim is already silly in itself, because if you make one of the best films of time as your debut feature, naturally its pretty hard to follow up. 305 more words

Art

Haiku About Orson Welles' Tragic Figure of Citizen Kane

Haiku About Orson Welles’ Tragic Figure of Citizen Kane

World was his oyster
but he lost pearl of great price
his priceless Rosebud

Poetry

Jodorowsky’s Dune Beats Lynch’s Dune

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We can think of a couple of great movies that never made it to post-production: I, Claudius with Charles Laughton as the Roman Emperor, and… 289 more words

Politics & Society

BOOK REPLIES/REVIEWS (2014): Camus, Abadzis, & Probst’s (2014) The Cigar That Fell In Love With A Pipe

Framing/Background for Replies

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Two years ago in 2012, I set myself the task to read at least ten pages per day; last year, I did so. 2,197 more words

Book Reviews

Sondra Gotlieb: In the garden or onscreen, always look on the bright side of life

Despite the slim pickings in recent movies, I have seen two excellent films about food, Chef and The Hundred Foot Journey. They are satisfying fairy tales for a food lover like myself, in spite of their mixed reviews among the film critics. 743 more words

Life