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024: Citizen Kane w/ Rance Collins

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On this episode, Andrew Sweatman and Rance discuss Citizen Kane, one of the greatest films ever made. Directed by and starring Orson Welles.

024: Citizen Kane w/ Rance Collins
Season 3: Classic Film Essentials

00:00 / 59:43

“You know, Mr. Thatcher, if I hadn’t been very rich, I might have been a really great man.”

On this episode, Andrew remedies a huge blindspot by watching Citizen Kane, one of the greatest films ever made. Directed by and starring Orson Welles, Citizen Kane tells the story of a man’s life through the eyes of the people around him. Rance Collins is back to end out this 6-episode season and they discuss the historical context and technical mastery of this incredible movie, as well as its legacy over the years. Join us for this Citizen Kane podcast.


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Double Indemnity

The Best Years of Our Lives

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Andrew Sweatman

Andrew Sweatman

Andrew is a writer, podcaster, and film lover who wants to help people think critically about movies. He lives in central Arkansas with his wife Allison and two children, Rosie & Beau. Andrew is the Senior Editor at Arthouse Garage. Find him at and on Twitter and Instagram: @ArthouseGarage.

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