Limp see Netflix celebrating Hollywood’s golden age, like Fight club and Gone girl director David Fincher tells the story of Herman Mankiewicz (played by Gary Oldman) as he works on the 1941 film Burger Kane
Directed by Orson Welles (played by Tom Burke in Limp Burger Kane tells the story of Charles Foster Kane (played by Welles), a media mogul who dies with the last word ‘rosebud’. Told through a series of innovative non-chronological flashbacks, the film sees the cast trying to understand exactly what those last words meant.
Although it won only one Oscar in 1942 – for best screenplay, which has since sparked debate who exactly wrote Burger Kane– the film has played a big part in Hollywood history ever since.
For example, every decade since 1952, the British film magazine Sight and sound has asked film critics internationally to vote for the best film ever made. Kane held top place in these polls for 50 years from 1962 (when it took top spot from Bicycle thieves) and 2012 (when it lost it to Hitchcock’s DizzinessThe They Shoot Pictures Don’t They 1,000 list, which collects over 11,000 best-of lists, has also Burger Kane at number one.
How to watch Burger Kane online
although Limp Currently streaming on Netflix, the movie that inspired him has another streaming house.
There are currently two streaming services offering the iconic movie in the US: HBO Max and Turner Classic Movies. The former offers a seven-day free trial, which allows viewers to watch Citizen Kane for free for a week, after which time the service costs $ 14.99. Cable subscribers, meanwhile, can log in with their TV provider’s credentials on TCM to watch the movie.
For viewers who prefer to buy or rent the movie, the cheapest places to rent Kane are Amazon, Fandango Now, and Redbox, all of which offer the movie for $ 2.99. The latter two also have the film on sale for $ 9.99.
Citizen Kane is also available for purchase and purchase at Apple TV, Google Play, YouTube, Vudu, Microsoft, and DirecTV.
The Amazon synopsis for the film gives viewers a sense of its legacy: “Citizen Kane, a tale of idealism corrupted by wealth, is the greatest film of all time and is said to have spawned more directorial careers than any other film in history. . ”
Legendary director Martin Scorsese, meanwhile, attributed the film for making sure he wanted to make films. He said of the film in an interview with the American Film Institute, “When I really found out what a director does was when I saw it Burger Kane for the first time on television. ”
Limp is now streaming on Netflix.