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Coins of an S.O.B.'s Realm

Coins of an S.O.B.'s Realm

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 24th 2019

Darryl F. Zanuck, the production chief at Twentieth Century Fox for decades, was known for his experience-honed and largely successful picture-making instincts. He was tough, protective and a risk-tak

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The Mighty Month of May

The Mighty Month of May

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 21st 2019

Rebels with and without causes, badlands outlaws and enforcers at odds, and wartime collaborators and conspirators sailing toward a flashpoint: the four Twilight Time Blu-ray titles for May burn white

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Ready to Ride Again

Ready to Ride Again

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 15th 2019

Welcome to the outlaw territory of movie remakes, where a later version of an all-time classic virtually never gets the love and respect accorded the original iteration. Such a fate befell the combina

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Talk of the Town

Talk of the Town

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 28th 2019

Eighty-four years ago today, the whole town of Hollywood was talking about Columbia Pictures, the humble but hard-working studio that had triumphed the preceding evening at the Academy Awards®, winnin

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Wine of a Rare Vintage

Wine of a Rare Vintage

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 25th 2019

Roger L. Simon, whose film credits include the Paul Mazursky films Enemies: A Love Story (1989, an Academy Award®-nominated script) and Scenes from a Mall (1991), is that rare and fortuitous instance

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