orson welles

Book Review: FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO GRINDHOUSE MOVIES

FrightFest and FAB Press have published the FrightFest Guide To Grindhouse Movies, the fifth in a series of books which dive into head-first into the world of genre cinema. Following on from the success of the FrightFest Guide To Exploitation [...]

October 7, 2021

The Mighty Charlton Heston

The words icon and legend are bandied about a great deal in modern society. Most of the time they mean nothing or at the very least they are simple hyperbole. However, when these words are used to describe Charlton Heston they come across as an [...]

October 4, 2021

Uncovering Curiosities: Orson Welles’ THE IMMORTAL STORY

Based on Isak Dinesen’s tale, Orson Welles’ The Immortal Story is a tense Tales Of The Unexpected-style drama which sees Jeanne Moreau star as a woman hired to sleep with a sailor in order to satisfy the whim of a rich shipping merchant. Shot in [...]

March 27, 2021

Zack Snyder’s JUSTICE LEAGUE Gets Justice For Filmmakers

The history of Hollywood is littered with people who have been chewed up and spit out by the dream factory. Films have been written, shot and edited, only to have the wonderful minds behind them cut out of the final stages. Heck, directors have even [...]

February 5, 2021

Full Trailer For David Fincher’s MANK

We all know that David Fincher‘s Mank is going to top tier stuff. That’s to be expected from a master craftsman like Fincher. The film about the writing of Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane has also had a great marketing campaign by [...]

October 22, 2020

Glorious Teaser Trailer For David Fincher’s MANK

The colour, the textures – you can tell that the mighty David Fincher has gone all-out in recreating the feel of classic movies for Mank.  The film follows Gary Oldman‘s Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Orson [...]

October 8, 2020

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