May 2010

Casablanca (1942)

By |May 6th, 2010|

The most beloved Academy Award Best Picture winner of all, this romatic war melodrama epitomizes the 194os craze for studio-bound exotica, with the Warners lot transformed into a fantastical North Africa that has far more resonance than any mere real place possibly could. Casablanca […]

Citizen Kane (1941)

By |May 6th, 2010|

Since 1962, Sight & Sound magazine’s oft-cited critics’ poll of the greatest films ever made has placed Citizen Kane, Orson Welles’s remarkable debut film, at the top of the list. By 1998, the American Film Institute called it the greatest movie of all time. […]