A double dose of early deaths followed by life stories in this week's Classic Double Feature!
First: The Killers - 1946
Featuring - Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien
Second: Citizen Kane - 1941
Featuring - Orson Welles, Joseph Cotton, Agnes Moorehead
Theme: Sometimes you only understand the pitfalls of a man's life until after he's lived it.
13 Oscar Nominations - Nine for Citizen Kane (1 Win - Best Writing, Original Screenplay), Four for The Killers
I'm Still Standing Award - Despite being the focal point of overrated rants by roughly 50% of bloggers, Citizen Kane still remains widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. In other words, nana boo boo :P.
Is it steamy in here? - Burt Lancaster and Ava Gardner just standing next to one another would melt glaciers.
The Killers - 8.00/10
Citizen Kane - 10/10
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