Orson Welles

Filmography

Recent Reviews

Black Magic

Haha... The worst film I've ever seen with Orson Welles.


Black Magic

This is not a particularly great film, but it's a lovely paint by numbers period piece. The rich sets and actors make up for several Hollywood pitfalls in story telling....


Too Much Johnson [workprint]

This is better than most people's finished product in 1938. It's very cinematic, featuring Mercury's Joseph Cotton. What was Orson's intention, and why was it scrapped? I don't recall any...


Black Magic

Orson Welles at the peak of his powers. He isn't good enough to give this film legs, however. It was readily predictable. It makes you really glad that method acting...


The Trial

Of all Welle's post-expat releases (the classic "Touch of Evil" was his last American film), this is probably my favorite. The Shakespearean films are great, too, but I'm not really...