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Language and Images: Bolt and Roeg

Language and Images: Bolt and Roeg

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 15th 2016

When the film of A Man for All Seasons (1966) is discussed, it’s usually with regard to the intuitive dexterity and shimmering craft bestowed on the material by director Fred Zinnemann, but it’s equ

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Orson Wellespring

Orson Wellespring

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 6th 2016

“He inhaled legend – and changed our air. It is the greatest career in film, the most tragic, and the one with most warnings for the rest of us.” So says The New Biographical Dictionary of Film auth

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Fred's Favorite

Fred's Favorite

Posted by Mike Fnnegan on Apr 29th 2016

Born this day 109 years ago, esteemed director Fred Zinnemann (1907-1997), after delivering one of 1952’s most admired and popular movies in High Noon, owed its producer Stanley Kramer another pictu

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The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 22nd 2016

Across six decades and over 200 acting/narrating/animated voicing movie, TV and short-subject credits, the British subject of today’s 76th birthday celebration is a knight with a quiver full of doze

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