Citizen Kane

  • Oscars often miss Hollywood's greatest films, actors February 23, 2013

    People may think that in the director category, Ben Affleck got robbed by the Academy this year, but consider this: Alfred Hitchcock never won a competitive Oscar. Actor Peter O'Toole was nominated eight times but never took home the award. If that doesn't prove the Academy doesn't vote with posterity...
  • Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' tops the greatest movies poll August 2, 2012

    New York: Alfred Hitchcock has finally usurped Orson Welles. Hitchcock's 'Vertigo' took the top spot in the 10 greatest-movies-ever list compiled by Sight and Sound, ending the 50-year-long run for Welles' 'Citizen Kane'. The magazine, published by the British Film Institute, surveys international film critics every decade. 'Citizen Kane' slid to...