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Oscar Alumni Rolls

Oscar Alumni Rolls

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 8th 2018

The 90th annual bestowal of the Academy Awards® this past Sunday adds a new batch of winners to the rolls of formidable talents, and a hearty historic handful of them are reflected in the Twilight

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Kingpin Eras

Kingpin Eras

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 8th 2017

Sixty-eight years ago, Bosley Crowther of The New York Times filed his assessment of “a rip-roaring film” that opened on this date, emphasizing: “We have carefully used that descriptive as the tag

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Rossen's Great Quest

Rossen's Great Quest

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 28th 2017

Midway through the 12 years between his two best-loved and Oscar®-honored studies of driven men rising to and falling from the top of the heap – All the King’s Men (1949, available on Twilight Time

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Richard and John: Superb Leads, Solid Supports

Richard and John: Superb Leads, Solid Supports

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 10th 2017

Tonight’s double bill of restored 35mm print screenings during the UCLA Film and Television Archive’s 2017 four-week Festival of Preservation showcases hard-hitting 1948 works starring two favorite

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Joanne and Suzanne

Joanne and Suzanne

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 31st 2017

Two fondly remembered women who held their own with gusto on screen with virile leading men on screen mark birthdays today. West Virginia-born Joanne Dru (1922-1996), would have been 95, made a vivi

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