Review: A Final Cut for Orson

In addition to the film itself and the feature length look back at the production’s rocky history, Netflix and the people driving the restoration and completion effort behind The Other Side of the Wind have produced an insightful forty minute documentary about the difficult nature of reconstructing the bits and pieces of Welles footage on a technical level. Documentarian and frequent behind-the-scenes-look producer Ryan Suffern speaks with the people directly involved with making Welles’ vision a posthumous reality with A Final Cut for Orson.

Review: They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead

The story behind the laborious making of Orson Welles’ final masterpiece The Other Side of the Wind is just as fascinating, beguiling, and contradictory as the film itself, and Oscar winning documentarian Morgan Neville’s well crafted and entertaining oral history of events, They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead, is as great and thorough of a primer on the subject as one’s likely to get.

Review: The Other Side of the Wind

Unseen and unfinished for over forty years, The Other Side of the Wind, the final film embattled auteur Orson Welles was attempting to make long before he passed away in 1985, has finally reached completion thanks to the restorational, editorial, and logistical efforts of admirers, modern day contemporaries, and former collaborators, and perhaps unsurprisingly it showcases some of his most ambitious and finest work.