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40 Years In The Making – Orson Welles’ Final Film To Be Released in November by Netflix!

The Other Side of the Wind tells the story of grizzled director J.J. “Jake” Hannaford (Huston), who returns to Los Angeles after years in self-exile in Europe with plans to complete work on his own innovative comeback movie.

Orson Welles’ final film, The Other Side of the Wind was edited from more than a thousand reels of film.

It will be released in select theaters and on Netflix on November 2nd, following its World Premiere at the Venice International Film Festival this weekend.

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She’s Funny That Way – Which Is To Say Not Funny!

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A new film by Peter Bogdanovich should be cause for celebration – especially when it’s a screwball comedy. Sadly, the best thing about She’s Funny That Way is that it opens and closes on great songs: Cheek to cheek at the beginning and Steppin’ Out With My Baby (both sung by Fred Astaire) over the closing credits.

Bogdanovich and co-writer Louise Stratten are attempting to tell a story about the discovery of a star as part of a screwball comedy. Unfortunately, there’s very little screwing and no balls at all – even with king of testosterone making a cameo at the end.

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