Orson Welles
Features // 13 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 10 Articles
Blogs // 5 Articles
News // 2 Articles
Media // 2 Articles
//Features

Extra Large Popcorn, Please: The Film Forum's "Return of the Double Feature"
25 Aug 2016 // 9:30 PM

Originating as a practical means to ensure financial solvency, the “double feature” may now serve a more profound aesthetic purpose.

The Magnificently Mutilated Ambersons
4 Dec 2013 // 10:00 PM

Though Citizen Kane has cemented his place in film history, The Magnificent Ambersons -- especially had its original ending been kept -- would prove Orson Welles one of Hollywood’s greatest masters of tragedy, if not the greatest.

//Columns

Orson Welles: A Man of a Certain Ego
4 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM

“The chief proof of a man’s real greatness lies in his perception of his own smallness. It argues... a power of comparison and of appreciation which is in itself proof of nobility.”

//Reviews

The Ontology of the Story in 'The Immortal Story'
19 Sep 2016 // 4:30 AM

A story is told, not lived. It's experienced as a sort of opiate, a momentary deferral of lived experience.

Orson Welles Is Like the Eccentric Uncle in 'Around the World With Orson Welles'
26 Aug 2015 // 9:10 PM

A combination of sublime and ridiculous makes for a surprisingly enjoyable show.

//Blogs

Criterion Draws Fresh Restorations From Welles With 'Chimes at Midnight' and 'The Immortal Story'
22 Sep 2016 // 9:45 PM

In his late period, Orson Welles was just getting started.

PopTalk: Breaking Down the Dollars and Cents of Crowdfunding
24 Aug 2015 // 6:00 AM

Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo offer both indie and major filmmakers an array of opportunities to see their visions realized. But does it come with strings attached?

//News

Remembering Orson Welles at 100
4 May 2015 // 9:29 AM

Forgive Orson Welles his excesses from steaks and milkshakes to impossible dreams and wish him a happy birthday wherever he is.

After 70 years, the greatness of ‘Citizen Kane’ remains undiminished
15 Sep 2011 // 1:30 AM

From a review of Orson Welles’ “Citizen Kane” at the time of its release in 1941: “Before ‘Citizen Kane,’ it’s as if the motion picture

//Mixed media
//Blogs

In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

// Moving Pixels

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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