What Ever Happened to Orson Welles? A Portrait of an Independent Careerby Joseph McBrideThe University Press of Kentucky, 394 pp., Paperback, $29.95Published Jan. 11, 2022 What Ever Happened to Orson Welles? grew out of writer Joseph McBride’s frustration with the public … Continue reading WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO ORSON WELLES?
Let us raise our cups. Standing as some of us do on opposite ends of the river, and drink together. … To the movies. To good movies. To every possible kind.” —Orson Welles’ AFI Life Achievement Award acceptance speech, Feb. … Continue reading One last toast to the wunkerkind: Dispatches from the 2018 Telluride Film Festival
The legacy of Orson Welles looms large in the history of cinema. So large, even Welles himself fell into its blackness. “The word genius was whispered into my ear—the first thing I heard—while I was still mewling in my crib,” … Continue reading ORSON WELLES
On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 departed LaGuardia airport at 3:24 p.m. There were 155 souls, including captain and crew, on board. Roughly 208 seconds later, flight 1549 was forced to land on the Hudson River not more … Continue reading SULLY
What motivates an artist to return time and time again to the formative and gentle years of childhood? Is it a rejection of the adult world, the world of responsibility and accountability? Or is it a plea to the next … Continue reading THE BFG