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Orson Welles

TCM Movie of the Week (#1): Citizen Kane (1941)

January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

The first TCM Movie of the Week for 2017 is huge classic that is widely considered to be "the greatest movie ever made." It's Orson Welles' 1941 hit "Citizen Kane." The film, starring and written and directed by Orson Welles, airs tonight, Wednesday, January 4th on TCM. It's a late showing at 12:30am CT, so you may want to set your DVR. If you haven't seen it, you absolutely need to. [...]

Classic Cinema Wednesday #1: Citizen Kane (1941)

January 2, 2013 // 4 Comments

Classic Cinema Wednesday is a weekly spotlight review series focusing on a classic film from the “Golden Age” of Hollywood (roughly 1927-1960) that I have never seen prior to watching for this series. The goal of the project is to catch up on old films that I haven’t seen and have overlooked due to their age. STARRING: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Everett Sloane, Agnes Moorehead DIRECTOR: Orson Welles WRITER(S): Herman J. Mankiewicz, Orson Welles GENRE(S): Drama, Mystery RUNTIME: 119 minutes STUDIO: RKO Radio Pictures RELEASED: May 1, 1941 MPAA RATING: PG for minor [...]