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RKO 281: The Battle Over Citizen Kane Reviews

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Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

This hardly seen film is a great watch for ANY Welles fan.

| Original Score: 4/5

April 8, 2005
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

entertaining; Schreiber is excellent

| Original Score: 4/5

March 11, 2005
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

Wonderful TV movie about the pressures and ego clashes and politics surrounding the making of Citizen Kane.

| Original Score: 3/5

October 19, 2004
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

| Original Score: 4/5

August 3, 2003
James Rocchi
Netflix

High-pulp look at Citizen Kane's genesis is stylish but shallow.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 3/5

November 7, 2002
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

| Original Score: 4/5

August 9, 2002
Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily

Excellent. Liev Schreiber IS Orson Welles.

| Original Score: 5/5

August 9, 2002
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

July 30, 2002

Liev Schreiber turns in a fascinating performance.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 26, 2002
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

July 24, 2001
Sean Axmaker
Nitrate Online

...factual details aside, Ross and Logan make the history live. "RKO 281" is no Citizen Kane... but in its own way it pays homage to Welles and his film...

Full Review Source: Nitrate Online

July 24, 2001
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2001
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

August 11, 2005
Laura Fries
Variety
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July 24, 2001
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