World War II morale booster about a group of actors organizing a USO show. No plot to speak of but lots of vaudville star turns. Lots of nostalgic fun!
Welles' brilliant version of William Shakespeare's tragedy about the Moor of Venice. Three years in the making and worth every minute!
A group of surfing buddies discover an ancient game that claims a life every time it is played.
Welles' great second effort(after "Citizen Kane") is an adaptation of Booth Tarkington's account of a wealthy turn-of-the-century family. Unfortunately, the original ending was changed by the studio!
90 minute animated toy commercial in which the Autobots battle the evil Decepticons. Notable only for great cast of voices!
In Compulsion, the often larger than life Amy (Heather Graham) is a vivacious and beautiful gourmet chef who is obsessed with cooking, overeats as a bulimic and uses food as a tool to dominate, be desired and control intimacy. She has imaginary dreams of hosting her own television food show. Growing up she was infatuated with her neighbor Saffron (Carrie-Anne Moss), a former child star who is now a sad, tragic and lonely introvert. A recluse and anorexic, her struggle with food has its roots in a traumatized past with her domineering, unloving stage mother. Filled with sorrow and regret, she is unable to experience intimacy. They each cross over to the other s world, realizes who the other person is, and sees a bit of herself in that other person, albeit too late.
Tom Smothers drops out of the rat race to be a magician in this offbeat comedy directed by Brian De Palma (Scarface, The Untouchables). He plays Donald Beeman, soon to go up in lights as Beeman the Marvelous. Trained in magic by the odd Mr. Delasandro (Orson Welles) and issued his own rabbit, Donald finds fulfillment - and a special admirer (Katharine Ross) - while wowing locals at strip clubs and gin mills. But the corporate life he thought he abandoned soon dogs his heels. Tap Dancing Musicians Inc., a 17-day "fantasy dropout camp" engineered by Donald's ex-boss (John Astin), becomes the in thing for slumming CEOs - and Donald is the widely proclaimed role model. Can Donald abracadabra his way out of this? Get to Know Your Rabbit-- and get ready to laugh.
Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear travel to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune, encountering Miss Piggy and a number of celebrities on the way. Great fun for kids of all ages!
Orson Welles' masterwork dazzles anew in a superb 70th-anniversary digital transfer. It's grand entertainment, sharply acted (starting many of Welles' Mercury Players on the road to thriving film careers) and directed with inspired visual flair. Chronicling the stormy life of an influential publishing tycoon, this Best Original Screenplay Academy Award winner (1941) is rooted in themes of power, corruption, vanity - the American Dream lost in the mystery of a dying man's last word: "Rosebud."
Fine account of the life of Christ, with narration by Orson Welles. This re-make of Cecil B. DeMille's silent epic is noteable for its often magnificent beauty and an intelligent and emotionally effective simplicity.
Aspiring filmmaker Max assesses his previous relationships and wonders what went wrong.
Someone To Love centers around a movie director's (Henry Jaglom) puzzled search for romance and his attempt to find out why life and love haven't worked out quite like anyone expected. Aiding on his quest on this very special Valentine's Day are his non live-in girlfriend (Andrea Marcovicci), his brother (Michael Emil), a famous actress (Sally Kellerman), and his old friend and mentor Orson Welles. Welles talks about men, women, love and movies, summing up the wit and wisdom of a lifetime, as if he somehow knew this was to be his final screen role!
SOMEONE TO LOVE centers around a movie director's (Henry Jaglom) puzzled search for romance and his attempt to find out why life and love haven't worked out quite like anyone expected.
To pay off his mounting debts, an eccentric inventor who lives in a castle hopes to sell his latest creation to either a businessman or a rich gypsy.
A man whose wife entertains eccentric individuals, has no other choice to avoid ruin than to sell a patent on laser beams he invented...
The life and work of inventor Nikola Tesla is explored with some dramatic license in this absorbing biopic that sheds light on his murky existence.
After a chance meeting with a great talent scout, Kermit goes to Hollywood dreaming about the world of show business. Along the way, Fozzie, Gonzo and Piggy to join him in hopes of also becoming big stars. But everything goes awry when Kermit falls into the clutches of Doc Hopper (Charles Durning), a villain who wants to promote, at all costs, its network of fast food that sells fried frog legs!
MUPPET MOVIE, THE (1979) - Kermit goes to Hollywood dreaming about the world of show business. Stars Jim Henson & Frank Oz. (CC)
Kermit goes to Hollywood dreaming about the world of show business.
Homer finds a briefcase full of money in the woods, but when he comes back with his prep-school friends, the case is gone - with a dead body lying in its place. That's missing, too, by the time they summon police chief Talasek, but soon they see a mysterious stranger, Firat, holding the case and begin to investigate. Aided by Jody, who runs the school paper, the boys stumble on a Middle Eastern murder plot, and they race to prevent a killing during the annual homecoming banquet.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey is an epic journey through the history of cinema. Guided by film historian Mark Cousins, this 15-part love letter to the movies spans from the invention of film in the 19th century to the digital industry of the 21st.
The team investigates Orson Wells former home – is Citizen Kane himself haunting it? Plus: A gold rush town is haunted!
Also available on iTunes, Xfinity, Amazon Instant Video and VUDU
Joe Maddalena's mom, Betty, a retired antiques dealer, surprises Joe when she drops in on him with a lead. A Christmas museum in Ohio has had to close its doors and needs to raise enough money to reopen in a permanent location. Joe and Tracey McCall jump at the chance to help this quirky museum reopen. Upon their arrival, Joe can't believe his eyes. The museum's owner not only has rosy cheeks and a round little belly, his actual name is Mark Klaus. Meanwhile, Brian Chanes and Jon Mankuta pay a visit to Brian's old pal at Make-up and Monsters. After his return from Ohio, Joe pays a visit to the son of the late Olan Chiles. Olan was a collector of anything and everything.
Also available on Netflix and Amazon Instant Video
Lucy thinks Orson Welles has offered her serious Shakespearean role, not the role of assistant in his magic act.
Also available on iTunes
more Orson Welles products