This week’s offerings included one of the year’s better films, a handful of true masterpieces, and a box-set containing the best action series ever made.
Tag Archives | Orson Welles
Brief reviews for ‘Citizen Kane,’ ‘Psycho,’ ‘Seven Samurai’ and… ‘Trishna?’
On Independence Day, we look back at some of the movies that exemplify the American “Experience.”
It looks like this is the end of the early year releases and the beginning of summer films finding their way to DVD.
Coens’ next gets title, bookies choose ‘Dangerous Method’ and ‘War Horse’, set photos from ‘Prometheus’, teaser for ‘Alps’…
Malick studies, Welles film gets restored, ‘Another Earth’ review, Muggles gone wild…
Summer movie tournament, Chiwetel as Fela, ‘Babies’ review, Orson Welles marathon, ‘Prince of Persia’ clips…
I must preface this list by stating that it is not as complete as it could be. I was unable to get my hands on DVD copies of his films The Magnificent Ambersons or Chimes at Midnight, two films that are regarded by many to be among his best. As it is, neither of the […]
Grade: A As I sit down to review Orson Wellesâ€™ undisputed masterpiece Citizen Kane I realize what a daunting task I have before me. The film has appeared atop many of the greatest films of all-time lists and is widely considered to be one of the most influential films ever made. It has been analyzed […]
We wind down Orson Welles month tomorrow with a countdown of his best films. Before we do that, however, here is your chance to vote on the poll and choose what you think is his best film. Be sure to explain your reasons why in the comments.
1) Charles Foster Kane – Citizen Kane (1941) Although Welles is mostly commended for his brilliant directing job in this masterpiece, his performance also ranks among one of the greatest of all-time. At the age of 25 Orson Welles manages to believably portray a man who ages from 25 to 70 throughout the course of […]
Grade: B+ As I have been doing this career appreciation segment here at Film Misery, I have learned that even the greatest filmmakers of all-time have their flaws. Every director has that one film that they admit they did not enjoy making. Usually it was because they suffered from some creative differences with other cast […]
It’s Orson Welles appreciation month at Film Misery and in honor of the man whose legend is larger than life I have created a quiz based on his life and career in film. There are 25 questions ranging from easy to ridiculously hard. It’s multiple choice, so give it a shot! Orson Welles Quiz!
Grade: A- Ever have one of those moments where you begin to think that everything youâ€™ve ever known is a lie? Ever have what I like to call a Truman Show moment? No? Then you should check out Orson Welles free-form essay about the world of fakery, appropriately titled F for Fake. The last effort […]