Jon Watson

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Newspaper Movies

The modern cinema starts with a movie about journalism—in particular, with the story of one reporter’s attempt to come up with a better obituary of the newspaper mogul Charles Foster Kane. There’s something inherently cinematic about an investigation, which comes with its built-in disjunction …

Arena - The Orson Welles Story

Charade, the Best Hitchcock Film Hitchcock Never Made. Stars Cary Grant & Audrey Hepburn

The best Hitchcock film Hitchcock never made. That's how certain enthusiasts of American film think of <i>Charade</i>, Stanley Donen's 1963 lightly comedic …

Broken dreams: Walker Evans's 1930s Americana – in pictures

New York molls, Negro churches and the barbershop home of Perfecto Hair Restorer … this enchanting series of photographs shows us 1930s America through the eyes of photographer Walker Evans as he travelled from Alabama to New York City, documenting life during the Great Depression. His images …

100 Ideas That Changed Photography

Earlier this year, British publisher Laurence King brought us <i>100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design</i>, <i>100 Ideas That Changed Film</i>, and <i>100 Ideas That Changed Architecture</i>. Now comes <b>100 Ideas That Changed Photography</b> (<i>public library</i>) — an equally concise and intelligent chronicle of the most seminal …