Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Citizen Kane

Movie Review: Citizen Kane

Years ago, before I’d even started polluting the internet with my thoughts on film, I watched Citizen Kane. Those immortal words muttered at the end of this Orson Welles-directed film were met with a passing shrug of the shoulders in a futile attempt at tapping into my mind. Rewatching this was inevitable, and with all the hype surrounding […]

 Ewan Gleadow

Movie Review: Hopper/Welles

Movie Review: Hopper/Welles

I truly thought I had seen the back of Orson Welles. Welles’ final piece, The Other Side of the Wind, completed some forty years after his death, isn’t entirely his film. His vision, creative process, and eventual appeasement with the picture is absent, and it boils down to a group of editors fooling themselves into thinking […]