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Film Odyssey

I recently underwent the epic task of watching the 15 hour documentary The Story of Film: An Odyessy. And what an odyssey it was.  I came out the other end with a whole new understanding of, and appreciation of film.  622 more words

Nihilism, with a little sex in it: The Trial

“In these matters there are so many conflicting opinions that the confusion is impenetrable,” the Advocate reminds Josef K. Although said late in the picture, Anthony Perkins plays K as if this remark were a lodestar. 824 more words

Unpublished Orson Welles memoir donated to university

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of Michigan says a “very raw draft” of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined its archives on the trailblazing filmmaker. 108 more words


U-M Obtains Unpublished Orson Welles Draft Memoir

DAVID N. GOODMAN, Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — A “very raw draft” of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan’s archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says. 425 more words


Orson Welles' Memoir is Discovered at U of M

Researchers at the University of Michigan were lucky enough to unearth Orson Welles’ unpublished memoir, which is said to be over 1,000 pages in length.  The head researcher Phillip Hallman was interviewed by local Detroit radio and he said that it might take him about five months to go through it all.   111 more words


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… 535 more words

Secret Cinema

As you might have noticed, we don’t tend to do lists here at Shadowplay. I have, at various times in my life, enjoyed making lists, but now the internet is flooded with them, so I will only do lists if they can be complete rubbish, like… 1,096 more words