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Old 11-17-2010, 10:16 AM   #42
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Re: Last movie impressions

Originally Posted by crackajack View Post
RKO 281
A biopic about the Citizen Kane movie. I found the actual Citizen Kane, the best American movie of all time, overrated, but this was interesting.
I agree CK is kindof a bloated mess. Focuses too narrowly on the bad relationship with the drunk mistress- and in doing so, amounts to a really cheap shot at Hearst, instead of being thoughtful, it just seems like arty bile.

But it still seamlessly utilized more technique than anyone had ever done, so it's a watermark for style, if not storytelling.
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