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Midsummer Thievery

Midsummer Thievery

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 13th 2018

On the verge of what would become “the biggest opening week in the 33-year history of Radio City Music Hall,” the fizzy heist frolic How to Steal a Million (1966) breezed into the nation’s premie

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Heston's Epic Creativity

Heston's Epic Creativity

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 4th 2016

“It’s a lot harder to be creative in an epic than in a low-budget picture. It’s terribly easy to get swamped in a turgid sea of angry slaves brandishing spears. But it’s worth it because of the cha

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Celebrating with Sheba

Celebrating with Sheba

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 30th 2015

As New Year’s Eve commemorations approach, those needing to spruce up their festivity skills might check out some movie moments where the characters knew how to party in style. Among recent fare, B

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