Trespassing: From Manderley to Xanadu – Updated

In December, I wrote about a video essay I made comparing Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca (1940) and Orson Welles' Citizen Kane (1941). I wrote an expanded version of that post for Film School Rejects. Feedback is most welcome! A few months ago, I was lucky enough to watch Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca and Orson Welles’s Citizen Kane within weeks of each other on the big screen.…

Trespassing: From Manderley to Xanadu

A Video Essay A few months ago, I was lucky enough to watch Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca (1940) and Orson Welles's Citizen Kane (1941) within weeks of each other as part of two separate courses at Middlebury, the former film as part of a course dedicated exclusively to Hitchcock's body of work. Since the two films…