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Thinking Orson Welles

Last week, I strolled into Bookman, a used bookstore I used to frequent back in the day. Thankfully, it hasn’t changed a bit (unlike the lately and dearly departed… 536 more words

My ten great movies #1: The Red Shoes

Like all great films, but much more so, The Red Shoes—which I think is the greatest movie ever made—works on two levels, as both a story of life and a story of film. 350 more words


I Love... Citizen Kane

Sometimes I have a little internal debate with myself. Is my favourite film Withnail and I or is it Citizen Kane? Today, it’s Citizen Kane… 125 more words

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My ten great movies #5: Citizen Kane

“I think it would be fun to run a newspaper,” writes Charles Foster Kane to his guardian, Mr. Thatcher, only to confess in the following scene: “I don’t know how to run a newspaper—I just try everything I can think of.” In those two lines, … 285 more words


Citizen Kane (1941, Orson Welles)

In Citizen Kane, director Welles ties everything together–not just the story (he does wrap the narrative visually), but also how the filmmaking relates to the film’s content. 602 more words


Citizen Kane (1941).

A film starring Orson Welles as the powerful newspaper exec, Charles Foster Kane, who dies at his private estate, Xandu. The race is on to discover – who or what is ‘Rosebud’? 186 more words


An Internet Reviewer’s Review of Citizen Kane: The Importance of Being Character Development


I am an internet reviewer.  Citizen Kane is the most overrated film of all time. Characters don’t develop in it.  There is not a single character development in this film. 655 more words