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Me and Orson Welles

  • Indiewire  News

    Box Office 2.0: The Curious Case of "Orson Welles"

    Amidst a busy Thanksgiving box office frame that saw such flashy specialty success stories as "Broken Embraces"'s mammoth per-theater-average and "Precious"'s continued success in semi-wide release, another indie success story was potentially being set in motion. The do-it-yourself release of Richa...

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  • Indiewire  News

    Breaking with Tradition, Partners Bringing Linklater's Latest to Theaters

    Nearly one year after its debut at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival, director Richard Linklater's "Me and Orson Welles," starring Zac Efron and Claire Danes will hit select U.S. theaters beginning November 25 in a deal that teams the U.K.'s Cinemanx (NX) with Warner Bros. Home Video, fil...

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  • Leonard Maltin  Reviews

    Me and Orson Welles

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  • Indiewire  Reviews

    REVIEW | Life on the Stage: Richard Linklater's "Me and Orson Welles"

    Like so many of Richard Linklater's films, his latest, "Me and Orson Welles," follows an ad hoc group working together towards an unlikely, and very impending, goal. In his winning "School of Rock" a bunch of children (and one mental child) aimed to play a great rock show. His pint-sized Bad News Bears struggled for dignity through sport and teamwork, crescendo achieved via the "big game." In "Me and Orson Welles," Linklater hops back to the 1930s to the debut of Orson Welles's political staging of "Julius Caesar," but despite this sophisticated material he still populates his movie with childish types (narcissistic theater actors, producers ...

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