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    As the film Citizen Kane progresses Charles Kane's character attitude will eventually show for what it is towards the end of the film. Orson Welles does an extraordinary job at bringing out Mr. Kane's character flaws in several scenes in the film. Especially in the how to run a newspaper scene in Citizen Kane, Welles creates a tense realistic feeling between Mr. Kane and Mr. Thatcher, along with an extremely arrogant and carless attitude that Charles Kane betrays. Welles does this through a…

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    Citizen Kane not only challenged traditional narrative and how a story was told, but also used progressive cinematography tactics to create a stimulating and interesting experience. Before Citizen Kane, movies were mostly articulated in a chronological straight-forward style dictated by large factory-style production companies. Orson Welles, the director of Citizen Kane, could create his masterpiece from autonomy and a hands-off approach by the studio heads. It’s conceivable to believe that…

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    Comparison Paper: Citizen Kane and Pulp Fiction Influences on film making in today’s industry occur often, with new skills and techniques being implemented by daring producers and directors and are typically recycled by the next movie premiere. However, being boldly different is how particular film makers succeed, inspire future artists, and even make their mark on the industry, such as Orson Welles and Quentin Tarantino. Both film makers have been notarized for their accomplishments with not…

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    a.) I think that Citizen Kane is frequently selected as the greatest film ever made because it pioneered many important film techniques and it attacked the most powerful newspaper man in the world at the time. Lastly, the film is socially relevant and the film’s message. Citizen Kane is socially relevant because it showed American society of the time, the class structure and the nature of money. According to an article posted on Spark notes, Citizen Kane made many cinematic advances, and its…

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    Citizen Kane is considered by many to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest film of all time, and while I find the notion of labeling one movie as “the greatest film ever made” a bit overzealous, the contributions that Citizen Kane made to the film industry and the impact that it had on the audiences in its era is remarkable. Citizen Kane a substantial influence on the audience and the film industry through its use of innovative narrative style and technical cinematic elements that may not…

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    are often simply a cheap way to remember a fantastic place. This is the idea depicted by the snow globe in Orson Welles’ film classic: Citizen Kane. The film begins with a series of gloomy, dark shots, followed…

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    characters in the stories such as Charles Foster Kane of “Citizen Kane, Gatsby of The Great Gatsby, Dexter Green in “Winter Dream” First, Charles Foster Kane in the story Citizen Kane. Throughout the story, we can see that Kane is a businessman in the newspaper business and he loves his job. He tries to be the best of the business in his constant race for the top. Again, he represents the American mentality through his drive to be successful. Kane is a complex character, he is a…

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    Citizen Kane is often referred to as “The Greatest Movie of All Time” by many film critics, actors, directors, and film industry pioneers. Its story of Charles Foster Kane’s rise and fall as the wealthy newspaper tycoon is Orson Welles first feature film and his masterpiece. I must admit that last night was my first time watching Citizen Kane but I immediately understood why it is such a well-regarded film. I had previously read reviews and in-depth analysis about the movie but never actually…

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    Orson Welles’ film Citizen Kane (1941) is significant in the movie world because of the innovations it made not only in technique, but also in how films were conceptualized. It planted seeds for the film noir movement that was to come, and popularized lighting, angling, and transitioning methods filmmakers still use today. But Welles’ greatest legacy in Citizen Kane lies in his ability, through casting, plot, and cinematographic choices, to paint a man whose life is corrupted and ultimately…

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    to the society in which they live and, more importantly, transcend their own context. Orson Welles’ 1941 film Citizen Kane incorporates innovative cinematographic techniques to create a film that has enduring relevance and textual integrity. This film-a-clef draws upon the life story of William Randolph Hearst, a newspaper mogul during his time to a fictional character, Charles Foster Kane. The corrupting nature of power and wealth, alienation and the unreliability of memory are some of the…

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