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Silver Screen Standards: The Lady from Shanghai (1947)

Silver Screen Standards: The Lady from Shanghai (1947) Despite the icy cold shade of Rita Hayworth’s hair, The Lady from Shanghai (1947) plays like a fever dream, confusing and sweat-soaked, long before it reaches its famous funhouse climax. It’s a … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – The Sparkling Marion Davies

Silents are Golden: Silent Superstars – The Sparkling Marion Davies One of the most well-known actresses of the 1920s screen, Marion Davies is one of the few silent stars whose personal life was not only inseperable from her career, but … Continue reading

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Classic Conversations: Ben Mankiewicz on His Grandfather’s Oscar-Winning ‘Citizen Kane’ Coming to Theaters

Among classic movie lovers, the topic of the greatest film of all time is one that always leads to a lot of controversy. I tend to be an outlier when I read such lists. I’m shocked by all the people … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at – Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at – Battleship Potemkin (1925) If there was a Mount Rushmore of Very Famous Films–and we’re talking insanely famous films that have been discussed for many decades–one spot would obviously be occupied by Citizen … Continue reading

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Five Facts about Cinematographer Gregg Toland

  Five Facts about Cinematographer Gregg Toland Hello, dear readers. I thank you for joining me on this most joyous of days. No, I am not just talking about this lovely lazy Sunday. I am talking about June 29th: National … Continue reading

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31 Days of Oscar Blogathon: Gregg Toland – The second Genius of Citizen Kane

  Gregg Toland: The Second Genius of Citizen Kane There is a basic theory in film criticism called the auteur theory. It was developed in the early 1950’s by French critics and was presented in the famed film periodical Cahiers … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Orson Welles

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Orson Welles, born May 6th, 1915.  Orson Welles during his Boy Genius phase The genius of Orson Welles can not be denied. Through his long lenses, long takes, and deep focus, he was able to … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness Giveaway: Citizen Kane (Today’s Entry Task)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness Continues! Entry Task for today… In order to win today’s Citizen Kane Classic Movie Magnet, be the FIRST person to TWEET the correct answer to the following question — (US and Canada entries only please, sorry) … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness Giveaway: Citizen Kane (Today’s Entry Task)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness Continues! Entry Task for today… In order to win today’s Citizen Kane Classic Movie Magnet, be the FIRST person to TWEET the correct answer to the following question — (US and Canada entries only please, sorry) … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Magnet Madness Giveaway: Citizen Kane (Today’s Entry Task)

Classic Movie Magnet Madness Continues! Entry Task for today… In order to win today’s Citizen Kane Classic Movie Magnet, be the FIRST person to TWEET the correct answer to the following question — (US and Canada entries only please, sorry) … Continue reading

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