Tag: Orson Welles

COVID-19: Prepared for the Wrong War

In the War of the Worlds a microorganism felled the Martian invaders the U.S. military (in Orson Welles’ version) couldn’t defeat. The U.S. may dominate the world, but it isn’t an army threatening its demise, says Joe Lauria.

Failing Fitzgerald’s Masterpiece

Exclusive: As an author, F. Scott Fitzgerald was a master of subtlety in his characterizations and his style, not exactly the strengths of modern Hollywood, as is painfully apparent in the latest big-budget, 3-D adaptation of The Great Gatsby, as…