A Writer's Reputation Remade, A Writer Undone: Mank is an ode to Old Hollywood, the writer's life, and the making of #CitizenKane. Read the full review.
With the 73rd Cannes Film Festival postponed due to COVID-19, our team celebrates the legacy and influence of the world's most prestigious festival.
Rita Hayworth was the very picture of fantasy, beautiful, sexually confident and charming; as with most fantasy images on screen, the image was just that.
This week, we're in way over our heads as we try to break down one of the best films and scores of all time, Bernard Herrmann and Orson Welles' Citizen Kane.
Timothée Chalamet’s fiery performance in The King would make previous cinematic Henry's like Olivier, Branagh, and Welles proud.
The Criterion Collection rescues this Orson Welles curiosity from obscurity with their release of The Immortal Story, a film made late in the career of the auteur for French television.
F For Fake (Orson Welles, 1975) – Orson Welles might have spent most of his life struggling to make films after forever changing the medium with Citizen Kane, but he also never made a bad movie amidst those endless struggles. After tiring of his constant battles with the studio system in the 40s, Welles essentially […]
This week, the TIFF Bell Lightbox brings audiences a mini-retrospective of films from famed and controversial American auteur Orson Welles (including a never before seen in Canada early work) that shows the man was more than just Citizen Kane and his sad late career selling out.
We kick off this Home Entertainment round-up with two Martin Scorsese comedies - The King of Comedy and The Wolf of Wall Street - before looking at new releases for Sam Raimi's Darkman, Howard Hawks' El Dorado, Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, and Paul Schrader's remake of Cat People. There's also some B-movie goodness with looks at Alec Baldwin in The Shadow, the 1980s horror flick Night of the Demons, and the made for TV 1973 thriller The Horror at 37,000 Feet
Enter for a chance to win a pair of run-of-engagement passes to see Jodorowsky's Dune - opening at Toronto's TIFF Bell Lightbox on Friday, April 4th - courtesy of Dork Shelf and Mongrel Media!
Starting this Saturday, the TIFF Bell Lightbox takes a look at one of the best, most contradictory, and controversial filmmakers in history by looking at the brief career of Pier Paolo Pasolini.
Jodorowsky’s Dune TIFF Docs Director: Frank Pavich Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Dune is one of those legendary unmade projects. An epic sci-fi adventure developed before Star Wars and directed by one of cinema’s greatest eccentrics that would have promised such bizarre sights as Salvador Dali playing the emperor of the universe and bio-gothic designs from HR Giger […]
This might be our best Blu-Ray review round up yet, including The Muppet Movie, The Sword in the Stone, Wes Craven's Swamp Thing, John Carpenter's The Fog, Mel Brooks' The Producers, and The Kentucky Fried Movie.
Poor Supes has been forced into meeting after ridiculous meeting with some of the weirdest folks you can possibly imagine. Here’s our list of the strangest Superman crossover moments in comic history.