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Me and Orson Welles Reviews

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

The film's Welles is a mix of huckster and genius, thanks to an astonishing performance by little-known English actor Christian McKay, who captures his boundless self-confidence and energy. Director Richard Linklater gives his cast the chance to shine.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

August 1, 2012
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A smart and charming backstage theater film.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B+

January 3, 2011
Jeffrey Chen
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Thanks to Linklater and McKay, we get a rendition of Welles that gives vital pulse to the man, the myth, the legend.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews | Original Score: 9/10

September 25, 2010
Giles Hardie
Sydney Morning Herald

Christian McKay delivers a stand out performance in two of the best escapist hours you'll experience this year.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 4/5

August 8, 2010
Marc Fennell
Triple J

You're not going to have huge laughs or terrible sadness or excitement. It's a bittersweet love letter to thespians of old.

Full Review Source: Triple J | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 6, 2010
Tim Martain
The Mercury

Me and Orson Welles is a potentially wonderful film damaged by the presence of a lacklustre Zac Efron.

Full Review Source: The Mercury | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 5, 2010
Anders Wotzke
Moviedex

McKay is magnificent [as Welles]. Not for a moment did I doubt that this was the man who went on to make Citizen Kane.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 4/5

July 30, 2010
Julie Rigg
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

The film is beautifully, factually detailed. There's much to love here.

Full Review Source: MovieTime, ABC Radio National

July 30, 2010
Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

The sheer dynamism of Welles in full flight -- an exasperating, yet awe-inspiring figure around the clock -- is brought to life with an incredible performance by unknown British actor Christian McKay.

Full Review Source: Herald Sun (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

July 29, 2010
Nick Dent
Sunday Mail (Australia)

Me and Orson Welles has plenty to offer fans, be they of theatre, old movies, or High School Musical. If you can tick at least one of these boxes then you're in for a good time.

Full Review Source: Sunday Mail (Australia)

July 29, 2010
Rhiannon Sawyer
Concrete Playground

Though you may see the end coming somewhere towards the beginning, this is a highly enjoyable film with an excellent support cast, witty and fast-paced script and brilliant performances.

Full Review Source: Concrete Playground

July 29, 2010
Glenn Dunks
Trespass

Me and Orson Welles, whilst slight, should appeal to stage and screen buffs.

Full Review Source: Trespass

July 29, 2010
Craig Mathieson
sbs.com.au

It's not as far from the small town '70s Texas of Dazed and Confused to backstage at the Mercury Theatre on opening night in 1937 as you might think.

Full Review Source: sbs.com.au | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 29, 2010
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

The legend which is Orson Welles and his passion for the theatre are beautifully portrayed in this breezy period drama.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 4/5

July 29, 2010
Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy

With its wonderful period details, strong performances and fascinating characters, Me and Orson Welles is an incredibly enjoyable film.

Full Review Source: Cinema Autopsy | Original Score: 4/5

July 28, 2010
Gavin Bond
Sunday Times (Australia)

Thanks to McKay's mesmerising performance, Me and Orson Welles also stands as a fitting tribute to the abundant talents of its larger-than-life title character, an icon of stage, radio and screen.

Full Review Source: Sunday Times (Australia)

July 27, 2010
Steve Newall
Flicks.co.nz

McKay does a spectacular job of nailing the booming voice, quivering jowls, quick-tempered impatience and larger-than-life presence of Welles.

Full Review Source: Flicks.co.nz | Original Score: 4/5

July 22, 2010
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Welles, wonderfully characterised by Christian McKay, is the centre of his universe, and he has no doubts about his genius..What the film does well is the effortless creative talent that drove Welles and the negative aspects of it..

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

July 22, 2010
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

A wonderful coming of age story, intricately set in the world of theatre, Me and Orson Welles is a seductive film about dreams and betrayal. There is much more than a career on stage at risk

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

July 22, 2010

The movie makes a solid argument that this kind of biography, portraying a person via a defining moment in their life, may be far more effective than the formulaic birth-to-death biopics that have been so in vogue this decade.

Full Review Source: DCist | Original Score: 7/10

July 4, 2010
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