Orson Welles at 100

Not that we need any kind of an excuse, but this week would be a terrific time to go back and watch some of Orson Welles' films. Today is his centenary. I confess I haven't seen enough of his work, but if you're wondering where to start, I recommend going with Citizen Kane (1941), which still tops…Read More

Talking Star Wars and Avengers on CBC Radio One

On Monday, May 4th—now the official Star Wars day, what with the bells of the Peace Tower at Parliament Hill ringing selections from John Williams' anthemic score—I joined Dalhousie professors Jason Haslam and Jacqueline Warwick, and host Stephanie Domet, on Mainstreet, the CBC Radio One afternoon show, to talk movie franchises, reboots, and fantasy adaptations. We…Read More