Netflix celebrates Orson Welles with two movies: EW review

The English literary critic and author Cyril Connolly once famously wrote: “Whom the Gods wish to destroy they first call promising.” Orson Welles knew firsthand and better than anyone that the cruelest fate one could suffer was being called a genius at a young age. He suffered the stinging backhand of Hollywood as harshly as anyone.

Welles was just 25 when he made Citizen Kane, the greatest directorial debut of all time. And for that sin he seemed to be sentenced to a lifetime of struggle, scrounging, and self-imposed exile. It...

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By: Entertainment Weekly - Wednesday, 31 October

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