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CITIZEN KANE and the luring mystery of ROSEBUD

Orson Welles was a first time director when he made his debut with Citizen Kane in 1941. His film is  powerful not only because it remains as the most hyped movie for 74 years, ranking always on every critic’s top ten list, and considered to be the greatest movie ever made, and specially the most analyzed, over-analyzed and talked about movie but because it is a film that’s an essential textbook of film form and aesthetics, and because it carries the medium of film in its full potential. 895 more words


Let's Get Started

I have always enjoyed film and television. While my parents and other relatives may consider them a “waste of time,” I have always admired the work that goes into them. 248 more words


Sight and Sound Top 250 - #033 Bicycle Thieves (1948)

It’s been a bit as I’ve been trying to get caught up on a few other things, but finally, here we are with another look at one of the films on Sight and Sound’s most recent Top 250 All-Time Greatest Films list. 1,186 more words


This film is considered THE GREATEST FILM OF ALL TIME… IN THE UNIVERSE EVER, THIS FILM IS LIKE THE GREATEST THING THAT THE FILM GODS BEHOLD-ED EVER IN THE UNIVERSE… and it totally is deserving of this illustrious title. 442 more words

Cinema As Art

First Thoughts on Citizen Kane


The Film

Citizen Kane is a drama, from 1941, which revolves around the life of a publishing magnate, Charles Foster Kane, played by Orson Welles.  440 more words


Oscar 2015

In my opinion, ‘Boyhood’ is a much superior film. A true masterpiece, made in the spirit of indie filmmaking. The Academy’s failure to recognize ‘Boyhood’ will be long debated. 73 more words


Auteur theory and authorship.

The term ‘auteur’ (the French word for ‘author’) was devised in the middle of the 1950s by a French film director and critic François Truffaut. In 1954 Truffaut wrote an article in prestigious French film magazine… 834 more words

Film Culture/Film Theory