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Citizen Kane Returns to the Big Screen for First Time in Over 25 years

Considering the last story I published was an image from Clerks III it only makes sense to follow it up with a Citizen Kane post. After Criterion's announcement that  Kane will be one its first 4K releases, the David Fincher film Mank, and an 80th anniversary theatrical rerelease there has been quiet a bit of Kane talk over the last year. I for one welcome all this CK chatter, after all "its terrific." Sorry sometimes I can't help myself..

Widely considered to be the greatest film of all time, Citizen Kane is marking its 80th anniversary with a return to the big screen! Orson Welles was just 25 years old when he directed, co-wrote, produced and starred in his first feature film. The film follows an investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words, revealing conflicting stories about his scandalous life.

These special anniversary screenings include exclusive pre and post-film commentary, presented by TCM Primetime Host Ben Mankiewicz, who is the grandson of Citizen Kane screenwriter, Herman J. Mankiewicz.

Tickets for Citizen Kane 80th Anniversary can be purchased at or participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in select movie theaters; for a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change). Please contact your local theater for individual safety precautions.

September 19 & 22 Only