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Citizen Kane (movie)

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  • Frank Mankiewicz dies at 90; Democratic insider was RFK aide, led NPR

    Frank Mankiewicz, the son of a Hollywood legend who made his mark in the grittier worlds of Democratic politics and broadcast media, serving as press secretary to Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, presidential campaign manager for Sen. George S. McGovern and...
  • Film Review: 'Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles'

    Chuck Workman's latest bouquet to cinematic history, "Magician," provides a solid overview of Orson Welles' life and output. While little here will be news to cineastes, the mix of interviews and archival footage -- particularly high-quality clips from...
  • No Reason For Uproar Over Filmmakers

    Before we as residents light our torches and re-enact the finale to the old "Frankenstein" movie of the 1930s, let's answer these questions first: Did Moongoyle Productions use state funds to produce its films? Were students involved as actors or crew...
  • Rupert Murdoch's big bid: Good for you?

    Rupert Murdoch's big bid: Good for you?
    What does the news that Rupert Murdoch wants to buy Time Warner mean to the public? Would such a takeover, merging Time Warner with Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, result in more entertaining TV series and movies? I highly doubt it. Time Warner rebuffed the...
  • Joseph Barillari, film teacher and reviewer, dies at 74

     Joseph Barillari, film teacher and reviewer, dies at 74
    Retired College of DuPage administrator Joseph Barillari loved movies and shared his knowledge of film in reviews broadcast on the Glen Ellyn school's radio station, WDCB-FM 90.9. He initially reviewed movies on the public radio station with fellow...
  • Il Cinema Ritrovato: Cinematic Treasures Lost and Found, Back on the Bigscreen

    A large crowd queues impatiently outside the cinema and, when the doors open, rushes in. In an instant, every available seat is taken. Toward the back of the auditorium, a dispute breaks out between two passholders over who was there first. It's a...
  • TV Review: 'Sharknado 2! The Second One'

    Around the time National Geographic produces its inevitable retrospective "The 2010s: What Was That All About?" historians should have a clearer understanding of why "Sharknado," out of all the cheekily exploitative schlock movies programmed by Syfy,...
  • Newfangled Christmas movie culture forces a trip to DVD shelves

    The digital video disc was introduced to America in the late 1990s and, for no good reason at all, people started switching from VHS to DVD. Several years after that, our kids got it into their heads that my wife and I should try to join the 21st...
  • An in-depth visit with Orson Welles

    An in-depth visit with Orson Welles
    It was lost and now it's found, and the world of Orson Welles enthusiasts, which very much includes me, counts itself grateful and amazed. I am talking about 66 minutes of footage from an endeavor called "Too Much Johnson," which Welles shot in 1938,...
  • Roman Polanski Talks His Life and Career, 'Venus in Fur' and Retirement

    Roman Polanski revels in recounting the story of how he met his wife, actress Emmanuelle Seigner, to whom he has been married for 25 years, and who is the mother of his two children. The year was 1985, and Polanski was in pre-production on "Pirates,"...
  • TCM: That's entertainment for 20 years

    TCM: That's entertainment for 20 years
    Turner Classic Movies, one of the best channels ever, marks its 20th anniversary Monday. Movie fans everywhere say, "Thanks for the memories." Viewers know that TCM is an oasis, free of commercials and editing, in an often obnoxious TV universe....