The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the…
Orson Welles' unfinished final film, “The Other Side of the Wind,” may be heading for a theatrical release next year. The New York Times has reported that Royal Road Entertainment has reached an…
Chuck Workman takes the old-school view of Welles as a maverick too daring for Hollywood's comfort, with no consideration of the theory that he may often have been his own worst enemy -- too…
Although the idea isn't new -- it's essentially another "Blair Witch Project" knockoff -- "American Blackout" seems especially well timed, and perfectly tailored to the semi-hysterical nature of the…
Early gems from Sweden, Ukraine and Berlin bolstered a rich 32nd edition for the world's most important silent-cinema festival.
Orson Welles' long-lost 1938 film “Too Much Johnson” was recently discovered in an Italian warehouse and has now been restored, according to the George Eastman House and other preservation orgs. The…
Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American rights to Frank Pavich's documentary "Jodorowsky's Dune," two months after the film played at the Directors Fortnight section at Cannes.
Seventy-one years after Orson Welles' landmark "Citizen Kane" was released, it's finally been screened at Hearst Castle -- home to William Randolph Hearst, the movie's real-life Charles Foster Kane.
"Me and Orson Welles" is an agreeable, reasonably convincing imagining of the circumstances surrounding Welles' legendary staging of "Julius Caesar."
Touch of Evil smacks of brilliance but ultimately flounders in it. Taken scene by scene, there is much to be said for this filmization of Whit Masterson's novel, Badge of Evil. Orson Welles' script…