The Venice film festival will dedicate a pair of "pre-opening" screenings to Orson Welles, the centennial of whose birth is celebrated this year.
New York-based distributor Rialto Pictures is releasing a 4K restoration of Carol Reed's “The Third Man,” starring Orson Welles, in the U.S. this summer. Rialto made the announcement on the eve of…
Orson Welles’ 100th birthday arrives Wednesday, and the historic Crest Theater in Westwood is marking the occasion by screening the late auteur’s once-overlooked noir classic “Touch of Evil.” The…
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 impatient…
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.