The Third Man (PG) | Home Ents Review
Aug27

The Third Man (PG) | Home Ents Review

Available to see on Blu-Ray or DVD, The Third Man is set in Vienna. Orson Welles (in the smaller but dominating role) stars as Harry Lime, who fakes his own death. Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten), a minor novelist, investigates. There are a number of intrigues in this dark, secret society that has formed around Lime in the city. With a screenplay by Graham Greene, the 1949 film stands up well as a unique classic film with a score by zither player, Anton Karas which is still popular today. The finale is amazing.

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Falstaff: Chimes at Midnight (PG) | Home Ents Review
Jun30

Falstaff: Chimes at Midnight (PG) | Home Ents Review

Dir. Orson Welles, Spain/Switzerland, 1966, 116 mins, in English Cast: Orson Welles, John Gielgud, Keith Baxter, Norman Rodway, Margaret Rutherford, Jeanne Moreau Featuring key performances by Orson Welles wearing both his director and actor hats, Falstaff: Chimes at Midnight is a bona fide classic of old-school cinema. This film must be as one of the greatest cinematic versions of Shakespeare’s work – in this case Henry IV Parts 1...

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The BFI have released a brand new trailer for Touch of Evil
Jun12

The BFI have released a brand new trailer for Touch of Evil

The BFI have released a brand new trailer for Orson Welles’ noir masterpiece Touch of Evil, which returns to cinemas across the UK from 10 July. “A brilliant fusion of pulp art with continental sophistication; it has all the energetic cruddiness of a Sammy Fuller ‘B’ picture, and all the self-consciousness of a New Wave melodrama.” James Naremore, The Magic World of Orson Welles, 1978 Charlton Heston (starring here as Mexican border...

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The Great Disruptor – BFI celebrates Orson Welles’ centenary
May10

The Great Disruptor – BFI celebrates Orson Welles’ centenary

and premieres new documentary Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles. The BFI announces a major focus on the work of Orson Welles including a two-month season at BFI Southbank, a UK-wide theatrical re-release of Touch of Evil (1958), theatrical and DVD releases of a new documentary Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (Chuck Workman, 2014) and a DVD and limited edition Blu-ray release of the...

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