April 2016

Chimes at Midnight

Like Falstaff, Orson Welles burst onto the cinematic scene seemingly fully formed. 1941’s Citizen Kane, frequently thought of as the greatest film ever made, has everything we think of as Wellesian--brilliant audio, dramatic filmmaking, emotional heft underpinned by an element of tongue-in-cheek camp. Welles, who was 26 when the film was made, had been a dramatic force since at least his teens and gives an utterly convincing performance in which is character spans decades. When...

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Talking DMFS with IMPA

A few months back, DMFS co-founder Ben Godar spoke about the organization with representatives of the Iowa Motion Picture Association outside their Golden Globes event at Fleur Cinema.   If you're new to DMFS or would like to hear more on what the organization is all about, this interview covers the basics. Thanks, IMPA....

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