Best “Making Of” Books: The Making of CITIZEN KANE

It’s Terrific!, Citizen Kane’s tagline insisted in every poster. For many years considered the best film ever (still now by many), paradoxically, if you were in the American film industry in 1940 most possibly you would think that Citizen Kane…

Witch Hunt in 50s Hollywood: The Second Red Scare

And How the Classic Western High Noon Became a Response to the Wave of Extreme Anti-Communism which Swarmed the American Film Industry. What we Mean by Red Scare? National Geographic summarises it very well here and below: The Red Scare…

All DUNES before DUNE (TV and Movies, from Jodorowky’s to Villeneuve’s)

Like the books they are based on, the film adaptations of Frank Herbert’s Dune are an ever-expanding story in themselves. At the very beginning, they were a few mild shots at adapting Dune, which involved names like David Lean (because…