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Matthew Sweet writes for The Telegraph about Citizen Kane (potentially) losing it's place on the Sight & Sound poll...

"Orson Welles’ 1941 feature tracks the rise and fall of an American media mogul from the Colorado backwoods to a lonely death in his fairy-tale palace. Every 10 years Sight and Sound magazine has canvassed a caucus of critics for their top 10 films. Every time since 1962, Kane has taken the top spot. The results of the latest poll will be published on August 2. And for the first time in 50 years, there is a distinct possibility of a Kane mutiny."

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First off, I will concede that I put a huge amount of credability and weight to these lists. So many young filmmakers and film enthusiasts will use these lists almost as a check-off point to ensure they have touched upon the 'important' films. »

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