Orson Welles

Orson Welles is the Winner of the Week

Universal Pictures will restore, reedit, and rerelease Touch of Evil, the late auteur’s classic 1958 film noir, to his specifications. Originally, many of Welles’ editing instructions were ignored by the studio, which had final cut.

Loser of the Week

Batman & Robin
The much-maligned superhero sequel has been nominated for 11 Golden Raspberry awards, which (dis)honor the worst movies of the year.