Tag Archives: Orson Welles

Saturday Matinee: Future Shock

Future Shock: Orson Welles Narrates a 1972 Film About the Perils of Technological Change By Jonathan Crow Source: Open Culture The beginning of the 1972 documentary Future Shock, directed by Alex Grasshof, shows Orson Welles, bearded and chomping on a … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Get to Know Your Rabbit

“Get to Know Your Rabbit”(1972) is an offbeat comedy Brian DePalma directed early in his career about a successful but unsatisfied corporate executive Beeman (Tommy Smothers) who quits his job to become a tap dancing magician under the mentorship of … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: F for Fake

Via Dangerous Minds: If you’ve seen Orson Welles’ late period quasi-documentary F for Fake, then you know about the mysterious art forger Elmyr De Hory. In his freewheeling cinematic essay, Welles explored the funhouse mirror life of de Hory, who … Continue reading

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Podcast Roundup: Halloween Edition

Though I don’t regularly feature podcasts delving into horror/sci-fi aspects of pop culture or the world of metaphysics and the paranormal, today seems an appropriate time to share a few in observance of Halloween, All Hallow’s Eve, Samhain, Day of … Continue reading

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