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Why Richard Brody considers Orson Welles to be “the Shakespeare of cinema”: http://nyr.kr/18WVm7O

“With Welles, movies no longer merely evoked the inner life. The movies displayed this inner life and amplified it in a distinctively Shakespearean way: by connecting and infusing the mind with history, by filming life and death as the rise and fall of power.”

Photograph: John Kobal Foundation/Hulton Archive/Getty.

Why Richard Brody considers Orson Welles to be “the Shakespeare of cinema”: http://nyr.kr/18WVm7O

“With Welles, movies no longer merely evoked the inner life. The movies displayed this inner life and amplified it in a distinctively Shakespearean way: by connecting and infusing the mind with history, by filming life and death as the rise and fall of power.”

Photograph: John Kobal Foundation/Hulton Archive/Getty.

(Source: newyorker.com, via newyorker)

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