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Saturday | SF Signal

FINALISTS: 2014 Hugo Award & 1939 Retro Hugos [With Free Fiction Links!]

Queers Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the LGBTQ Fans Who Love It Edited by Sigrid Ellis & Michael Damian Thomas Girl Genius, Volume 13: Agatha Heterodyne & The Sleeping City written by Phil and Kaja Foglio; art by Phil Foglio; colours by Cheyenne Wright The Meathouse Man adapted from the story by George R.R. Martin and illustrated ... (more)

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

"Touch of Evil" showcases superb picture on latest Blu-ray

Best extra: Yes, three versions preview cut discovered in 1976, theatrical from 1958 and Orson Welles Restored edit 1998 of the film noir classic are seamlessly accessible on one disc Hollywood's most misunderstood auteur watched a re-edit of his upcoming thriller, "Touch of Evil."

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Related Topix: Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Gothic, Arts, Cinema

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Phoenix New Times

7 Coolest Art Designs from Jodorowsky's Dune

We're about halfway through the two-week run of Jodorowsky's Dune at Harkins Camelview 5 in Scottsdale, so time is running out for you to go check out the funny, thought-provoking, and painfully frustrating documentary about experimental filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky's ill-fated attempt to make the book Dune into a movie.

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Related Topix: Dune, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Scottsdale, AZ, Arts, Cinema, Celebrities, Gothic

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Oregonian

'Touch of Evil,' 'Double Indemnity' and more: Home Movies for the week of April 15

These two classic bookends of the film noir era are also two of the most revered titles in the Universal Studios library.

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Related Topix: Film Noir, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Gothic, Charlton Heston, Marlene Dietrich, Janet Leigh, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Movies.com

New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'Ride Along' with Kevin Hart, and Go Vintage Noir with 'Touch of Evil'

Citizen Kane is the movie people most readily associate with Orson Welles, but if that's the only of Welles' films you've seen, then you absolutely must grab this new Blu-ray release of his 1958 crime noir Touch of Evil .

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Related Topix: Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Drama Movies, Kevin Hart, Celebrities, Gothic, Arts, Cinema, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Marion Star

Add theseclassics toyour homelibraries

Film noir buffs, take note. This is one very special week. Two of the genre's finest examples, "Double Indemnity" and "Touch of Evil" arrive on Blu-ray.

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Related Topix: Film Noir, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Gothic

Ain't It Cool News

3rd week of April 2014's PICKS & PEEKS: Welles,Wilder,Svankmajer, Mann,Jeong, Sirk,Trier & more

Hey folks, Harry here with our latest Picks & Peeks and there's some truly tremendous films in this week's columns.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Charlton Heston, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Drama Movies, Gothic, Film Noir, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Crime Movies

Mon Apr 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Two Film Classics Double Indemnity and Touch of Evil Out on Blu-ray Today

A pair of groundbreaking movies directed by two of the most influential filmmakers of all time, Billy Wilder and Orson Welles, come to Blu-ray for The First Time ever when Double Indemnity and Touch of Evil premiere in Limited Edition with Exclusive Collectibles including lobby cards, poster reproductions and a rare still of a never-before-seen ... (more)

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Related Topix: Film Noir, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, The Apartment, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Celebrities, Gothic, Exclusive

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Stranger

Orson Welles Double Feature

Though he is perhaps best known for his virtuosic performances in ads for sparkling wine and frozen peas , Orson Welles once made movies.

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Related Topix: The Magnificent Ambersons, Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Gothic, Celebrities

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Post and Courier

Orson Welles' camera, other items up for auction

The youngest daughter of director and writer Orson Welles is giving film buffs a chance to buy some of his personal possessions, including a camera, scripts and photos from the set of "Citizen Kane."

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons, Gothic, Celebrities, Sedona, AZ

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Seattle Times

Orson Welles classics, Young Frankenstein,’ ‘Junk’

The Grand Illusion will show 35mm prints of two Orson Welles films this week, his 1941 masterpiece "Citizen Kane," about a billionaire who decides to run a newspaper, and "The Magnificent Ambersons," the 1942 tale of a turn-of-the-century family.

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Related Topix: Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Gothic, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Entertainment

Las Cruces Sun-News

Talking Pictures: Welles' overlooked follow-up to 'Citizen Kane'

What hasn't been said about Orson Welles, whose life and times are about as surreal and epic and up and down as Charles Foster Kane's - the "rose bud" uttering main character in "Citizen Kane."

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons, Gothic, Celebrities, Kenosha, WI

Deming Headlight

Talking Pictures: Welles' overlooked follow-up to 'Citizen Kane'

What hasn't been said about Orson Welles, whose life and times are about as surreal and epic and up and down as Charles Foster Kane's - the "rose bud" uttering main character in "Citizen Kane."

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, The Magnificent Ambersons, Gothic, Celebrities, Kenosha, WI

Wed Apr 09, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Two Film Classics Double Indemnity and Touch of Evil on Blu-ray, 4/15

A pair of groundbreaking movies directed by two of the most influential filmmakers of all time, Billy Wilder and Orson Welles, come to Blu-ray for The First Time ever when Double Indemnity and Touch of Evil premiere in Limited Edition with Exclusive Collectibles including lobby cards, poster reproductions and a rare still of a never-before-seen ... (more)

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Related Topix: Film Noir, Thriller, Double Indemnity, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, The Apartment, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Celebrities, Gothic, Exclusive

The Independent

Classical Spain

Andalucia is simply one of the most beautiful corners of Europe and is, as yet, undiscovered by the majority.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Blog, Jvstin Style

Mars and the Orson Welles War of the Worlds

One thing I think everyone, and I do mean everyone misses is that the script of the War of the Worlds makes it plain that the events of the story take place on October 30,*1939*, a year in the future of the actual broadcast In the thirty-ninth year of the twentieth century came the great disillusionment.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The New Yorker

Hilton Als: "A Raisin in the Sun" returns to Broadway.

Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun" may or may not be a great play, but it's a profoundly fair one.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Poughkeepsie Journal

Orson Welles' camera, other items up for auction

Orson Welles' personal copy of a souvenir program from his classic 1941 film, 'Citizen Kane,' which is among the legendary actor, director and scriptwriter's items consigned by his daughter, Beatrice Welles, that will be offered by Heritage Auctions in New York City on April 26. / AP Two dozen pages from the classic 1941 Orson Welles film, 'Citizen ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Drama Movies, The Magnificent Ambersons, Celebrities, Gothic, Thriller, War of the Worlds, Action Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Real Bollywood

'Citizen Kane' helmer Orson Welles' memorabilia up for grabs

New York, April 1: Personal belongings of Orson Welles, who directed 1941's 'Citizen Kane', including his camera, scripts and photos from the set of the classic film, are due to be auctioned.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Mystery Movies, Citizen Kane, Gothic, Celebrities

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Miami Herald

Movies that never got made by Orson Welles, Spielberg and others

April marks the start of the O, Miami Poetry Festival, now in its third year. Seen here is last year's Poetry is Dead Parade.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Merchant of Venice, Gothic, Celebrities, The Holy Mountain, Hardcore

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