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THE VARIOUS INTRIGUES OF TOUCH OF EVIL PART 2

HAVING RECENTLY VIEWED Touch of Evil, we celebrated the innovative cinema of Orson Welles and colleagues in Part 1 yesterday. However, the final “Action!” and “Cut!” were far from the … Continue reading

December 2, 2022 · Leave a comment

THE VARIOUS INTRIGUES OF TOUCH OF EVIL PART 1

THERE’S PLENTY OF CLASSIC NOIR in Orson Welles’s Touch of Evil, 1958/1976/1998, both on the screen and in post-production. Here, in Parts 1 and 2 today and tomorrow, are tidbits … Continue reading

December 1, 2022 · Leave a comment

ACTION! CUT?? PART 1

“FILM IS TRUTH 24 times a second,” French film director Jean-Luc Godard said, “and every cut is a lie.” Given this, almost all films are filled with falsity: They’re formed … Continue reading

January 2, 2020 · Leave a comment