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third man

HIDDEN GEMS: 24. THE THIRD MAN

Hidden Gems brings to light little known film gems which have somehow slipped through the collective cinematic consciousness. This week...

ORSON WELLES

SIR EDWIN FLUFFER RECALLS ORSON WELLES

HOLLYWOOD – Survivor from the Golden Age of Hollywood, Sir Edwin Fluffer, reflects on the man Hollywood used to call ‘the...

macbeth

MACBETH – REVIEW

MACBETH – REVIEW: Michael Fassbender murky, mumbling and murderous Scottish noble mucks about in the mist. Justin Kurzel – of...

Citizen kane 2

GEORGE LUCAS ANNOUNCES CITIZEN KANE 2

HOLLYWOOD – George Lucas today revealed that Citizen Kane 2 will be the first feature to be produced by his new project, In Space...

citizen kane

HIDDEN GEMS: 1. CITIZEN KANE

The first in a news series bringing to light little known filmic gems and rarities that have somehow managed to slip through the collective...

orson welles

ORSON WELLES ‘NOT ACTUALLY FAT’ ACCORDING TO NEW BOOK

PARIS – According to a new book published in Paris today by noted film critic Xavier Poulis, film director and bon vivant Orson...

Orson welles diaries

THE ORSON WELLES DIARIES IV

September 1st, 1958 I’d been hired to narrate The Vikings, a rather tawdry swords and sandals tale starring my good friend and...

orson welles

THE ORSON WELLES DIARIES III

October 21st , 1957   I had dinner with Dietrich and Chuck Heston to discuss my latest project Touch of Evil. I’d also invited Janet...

orson welles

THE ORSON WELLES DIARIES II

  March 17th,1942 The preview screening of The Magnificent Ambersons was an unmitigated disaster. Not only did several members of the...

orson welles

THE ORSON WELLES DIARIES I

January 19th,1940   Around noon Henry Fonda appeared at my door dressed as a minstrel. Still in my pyjamas, I ushered Henry into my hotel...

Orson Welles Diaries

THE ORSON WELLES DIARIES V

  October 1st, 1966 I was in London seeking financing for my one man production of 12 Angry Men when I caught sight of a disheveled...

rosebud

ROSEBUD SOLD FOR $25M

NEW YORK – Lot 315/b is perhaps one of the famous props in Hollywood history: the sled that provides the McGuffin for the Orson...

brad pitt

BRAD PITT CUTS HAIR

LONDON – Last night universal celebrations broke out spontaneously when news reached the masses (via IMDB) that Brad Pitt had cut his...

ORSON WELLES

CITIZEN FLUFFER AND ORSON WELLES

One never forgets the first time one met Orson Welles, or Orson Cart as he didn’t like me to call him. I was fast asleep at the time, but...