"For me it will always be Citizen Kane.
I've said this before and been bitten on the ass for it, but I think Welles -- for all his considerable articulateness -- was a hash as a writer. He did his best work when someone else had the pen,…"
"I really like Orson Welles. I may need to revisit Citizen Kane. I gave it 3 stars.
I gave Jane Eyre 5 Stars
The Tird Man 5 Stars
The Stranger 4 Stars
The Lady from Shanghai 4 Stars
Touch of Evil 3 Stars
A man for all Seasons 3 Stars
"I've never watched a decent print of The Trial but it's, by far, my favorite Orson Welles movie. It never gets old. The combination of Kafka's paranoia and Welles' penchant for sleight of hand makes this a perfect nightmare.…"
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"The Music Lovers (1970)Brilliant filmmaking! If a film doesn't provide a thrilling audio/visual experience for the viewer then it's not really taking advantage of the medium and is more akin to a video documenting of a stage play.…"
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960)One of the last films directed by Michael Curtiz (who started directing in 1912 and whose credits include 'Casablanca') is a rather kiddified version of Mark Twain's novel. The…"
"Alina (1950)Gina Lollobrigida stars as a simple mountain woman who stands in for her ailing husband in a smuggling racket along the border of Italy and France. So-so film is made even worse by the English dubbing. Can't really recommend it…"
"Girl in the News (1940)British crime thriller/courtroom drama by the director of 'The Third Man'. Margaret Lockwood plays a nurse who is suspected of foul play when her invalid employer overdoses on sleeping pills. Though she is…"