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CITIZEN KANE
May 29, 2014  | By David Bianculli

TCM, 8:00 p.m. ET

 

The best movie ever made? Quite arguably, yes. One of the most influential? Inarguably. And I still marvel, whenever Orson Welles’ 1941 cinematic debut is presented on television, that it’s so easy to see something that, when I was in college in those pre-VCR days, the only way to see Citizen Kane was to wait for it to be screened at a local movie revival house. But now, in prime time, here it is: Welles and company, skewering media baron William Randolph Hearst with both a bludgeon and a scalpel.

 
 
 
 
 
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