Welles vs. Wright

Orson Welles’s Citizen Kane broke new cinematic ground for its lavish set design, evocative lighting, and extravagant cinematography. In this video essay, Simeon Williams compares and contrasts Welles’ filmmaking style with contemporary director, Edgar Wright, paying particular attention to Wright’s hyper-editing style in 2004 disaster comedy, Shaun of the Dead.

Edgar Wright: Style & Technique

Orson Welles: Style & Technique

Orson Welles