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Today in Movie History: September 5

It’s a pretty quiet day today… save for one very special film. Orson Welles was all of 24 years old when RKO Pictures handed him the keys to the kingdom. He only produced one movie with the freedom he was promisedĀ before the studio decided he was an active menace and shut him down. Their decision ranks asĀ one of the eternal …

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Movies for the Resistance: Citizen Kane

(Welcome to Movies for the Resistance, a weekly column intended to showcase films with particular pertinence for 2017. One of the fundamental purposes of art in general, and movies in particular, is to serve as a spiritual armory: bringing hope, timely lessons and shared experiences when times are dark. They can move us to positive political action, lend insight to …