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Citizen Kane towers over most other films. Few are in its league. It has a legacy for filmmakers as the film to beat, and for critics as one of the best of the best.” — Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane author Patrick McGilligan

The Digital Bits is pleased to present this retrospective commemorating the diamond anniversary of the release of Citizen Kane, Orson Welles’s legendary film about newspaper tycoon Charles Foster Kane and the pursuit of the meaning of “Rosebud.” [Read on here...]

All right, first up today... we have a new feature here at The Digital Bits. Tim has just added a new wrinkle to his already good column, called Scream for a Week. Therein, about every other week, he’ll be reviewing a few new Scream Factory titles and calling attention to some we’ve reviewed in the past that you may have missed. To kick the feature off this week, he’s posted new reviews of Scream’s Blacula/Scream Blacula Scream and Bubba Ho-Tep: Collector’s Edition. Do give them a look!

Also today, our own Jim Hemphill has turned in his thoughts on Martin Scorsese’s Boxcar Bertha from Twilight Time – also well worth a look.  [Read on here…]

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