Orson Welles

Carol Reed’s ‘The Third Man’: How Orson Welles Stole a Show He Was Barely In

  By Koraljka Suton Filmmaker Carol Reed, hailed as one of the greatest U.K. directors, became famous in the late…

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‘The Magnificent Ambersons’: The Fascinating Story of Orson Welles’ Studio-Tainted Masterpiece

  By Sven Mikulec It was sometime in 1980 when Orson Welles finally sat down and agreed to watch The…

3 years ago

‘Touch of Evil’: Orson Welles’ Grandiose Film Noir that Took Four Decades to Shine In Its Intended Form

  By Sven Mikulec When Universal approached Orson Welles with an intriguing supporting role in a new thriller tentatively called…

3 years ago

‘Catch-22′: Mike Nichols’ Underappreciated Classic Adaptation of One of the Best Antiwar Novels of All Time

  By Sven Mikulec It had all the ingredients of an instant hit and future classic. At the helm, one…

3 years ago

‘The Trial’: Orson Welles’ Exhibition of Paranoia, Illogicality and Personal Responsibility in His Take on Kafka’s Classic

Refusing to call it an adaptation of Franz Kafka's classic novel published in 1925, not even willing to describe the…

4 years ago

‘Citizen Kane’: The Astonishing Debut of Hollywood’s Greatest Wunderkind

  By Sven Mikulec It took a long time for Hollywood to convince Orson Welles to come to the dark…

5 years ago

Orson Welles takes the hot seat in this in-depth and revealing interview from 1955

Writer, film and theatre director, Orson Welles takes the hot seat in this in-depth and revealing interview. First transmitted in…

6 years ago

More than 65 years since its release, Carol Reed’s ‘The Third Man’ is still a marvel to see, experience and learn from

Carol Reed's The Third Man might just be as visually stimulating as classic films get. The 1949 film noir features…

6 years ago

Orson Welles’ ‘The Lady from Shanghai’ is as captivating as it’s masterfully crafted

Directed, produced and written by Orson Welles, The Lady from Shanghai is a complicated, puzzling and engaging little masterpiece from…

6 years ago

Talking Pictures: A look back at television appearances by legends of the silver screen

A look back at television appearances by legends of the silver screen, using archive footage to tell the story of…

6 years ago