Posts Tagged ‘new deal’

Johnny Depp (John Dillinger), Marion Cotillard (Billie Frechette), Christian Bale (Melvin Purvis). Screenplay by Ann Biderman, Ronan Bennett and Michael Mann. Directed by Michael Mann. Rating: 15. Running time: 140 minutes. ‘John Dillinger is making a mockery of this country’s system of justice.’ So said Franklin Roosevelt at the height of the Great Depression. He […]

Agnes Moorehead (Mary Kane), Orson Welles (Charles Foster Kane). Screenplay by Herman J. Mankiewicz and Orson Welles. Directed by Orson Welles. Rating: U. Running time: 119 minutes. The last word Charles Foster Kane mutters before dying, alone in his grandiose mansion, is the word ‘Rosebud.’ Until the last seconds of Citizen Kane, it is kept […]