Orson Welles

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Re: Orson Welles

#326 Post by FrauBlucher » Sat Oct 31, 2020 2:45 pm

I watched The Trial with the Jeffrey Lyons audio commentary. With all due respect to Mr Lyons it wasn't very good. Hopefully, if and when Criterion releases this it will get a commentary of a Welles scholar. This film deserves scholarly insight and not mainstream observations that lack any nuance

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Re: Orson Welles

#327 Post by therewillbeblus » Sat Oct 31, 2020 2:51 pm

That's a shame, since this is a rather easy target for academic study (and I'm waiting for a commentary to finally declare it a horror film for the small club of us who consider it as such! Maybe Adrian Martin, who recently validated the Fairy Tale formulation in Wilder's work on his Five Graves to Cairo commentary, would be so kind)

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Re: Orson Welles

#329 Post by domino harvey » Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:45 pm

That’s a carryover from him doing it on SCTV, as seen here and here

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