Thursday Feb 27
Welles Welles Welles
Hello. If you're interested in extraordinary old movies , and have a calendar that you mark things on, you may want to mark your calendar for these exciting Orson Welles opportunities coming down the pipeline.
Laura's Miscellaneous Musings
Happy Birthday, Tim Holt
Beloved cowboy star Tim Holt was born on this date in 1919. Thanks to A Drifting Cowboy for the great photo above.
Childhood dreams are basis for "The Long Day Closes"
"THE LONG DAY CLOSES: THE CRITERION COLLECTION" Blu-ray widescreen and DVD widescreen, 1992, PG for thematic elements and some mild language Best extra: 1992 episode of "The South Bank Show" featuring director Terence Davies LIKE A DELICATE cinematic poem, Terence Davies' autobiographical love letter to motion pictures, as well as to his large ... (more)
Orson Welles, Our Shakespeare
Last year, I called Charlie Chaplin "the Shakespeare of the twentieth century." This week, writing in the magazine about a pair of Shakespeare adaptations by Orson Welles, I call Welles "the Shakespeare of cinema."