Wednesday Mar 5
Ensemble Theatre and Cleveland Shakespeare Festival announce auditions
It is a work that highlights the effect that evil can have on those in power who are driven by overpowering ambition.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
When Actors Were The Anchors
Modern moviegoers are used to experiencing trailers, concession advertisements and, of course, a reminder to turn off their cell phone before the main attraction hits the screen.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
King Vidor's Most Personal film: The Fountainhead.
When we think of the short list of greatest American directors the names of John Ford, Alfred Hitchcock, Howard Hawks, George Cukor, Orson Welles and Frank Capra immediately come to mind.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Cinema Blend News
Orson Welles' Personal Copy Of Citizen Kane's Script Is Being Auctioned Off
You know that giant pile of money that you don't know what to do with that's just sitting in that black bag shoved into a corner or in the attic behind your childhood sled? It turns out there's a pretty sweet thing you could blow that dough on, if you're so inclined.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Are you Oscar-savvy - yes or no?
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Signed Mein Kampf copies to be auctioned
THE draft script for cinema classic Citizen Kane belonging to its director and co-writer Orson Welles will be auctioned by Sotheby's in London.
Orson Welles' copy of draft 'Citizen Kane' script for sale as part of eclectic London auction
Orson Welles' personal draft script for "Citizen Kane" is up for sale - from the collection of an American almost as wealthy as the movie's monstrous newspaper mogul, though considerably more private.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Daily News Journal
For Oscar, it's one controversy after another
This year it's Woody Allen vs. The Farrows Who Loathe Him, a particularly icky family tragedy.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Manufactured and real disasters recalled
The recent 75th anniversary of Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" reminded me of having heard it on Long Island and being astonished the next day learning people had taken it seriously.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Get set for a filmi weekend
From American filmmaker Orson Welles' Citizen Kane to differently-abled children showing what real compassion is all about while battling everyday problems, these two fests are a must-attend for any film lover Whether or not you know who Orson Welles is, if you're a film buff, head to the Russian Centre, and we guarantee, you won't be disappointed.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Numerous nominations mean little when it comes to Oscar wins
In a head-to-head 1974 competition with "The Godfather Part II," Roman Polanski's "Chinatown" won only one Oscar trophy out of its 11 nominations.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
What is Fiction? by PBS Idea Channel
What IS fiction? That's the question that popped into our minds when thinking about Orson Welles' radio War of the Worlds performance, which set off a public panic of listeners who thought NJ was truly being attacked by aliens.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
The Daily Beast
Oscar's Worst Smear CampaignsBy Marlow Stern
'The Wolf of Wall Street' and 'Blue Jasmine' have come under fire this awards season by the media, who've pumped out various hit pieces during the run-up to the Oscars.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
the Bootleg Files: Filming "the Trial"
REASON FOR BOOTLEG STATUS: No copyright was ever filed, but no one wants to step forward and be the first to put it on DVD.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Starting Tomorrow: Noir City 2014
As I write in this week's Festive column : Starting tomorrow at SIFF Cinema Uptown, Eddie "Czar of Noir" Muller gives this soggy gray city another dose of just what it needs: 16 classic films drenched in human desperation, spiritual desolation, and glorious, glorious shadows.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Jungle Book, Decasia on Blu-ray, Rossellini on DVD, Maureen O'Hara at TCM fest
No sooner did I blog about the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival than TCM announced Maureen O'Hara would appear-so much for last year's declaration of retirement-along with Margaret O'Brien, Mel Brooks and Richard Dreyfuss.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
The Florida Times-Union
Classic films fest coming to Ponte Vedra
The 3x5 Classic Film Fest is scheduled for March 28-30. It's sponsored by local public TV and radio station WJCT as a way to encourage appreciation for Hollywood's golden era.