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Harryhausen Holiday Fare

Harryhausen Holiday Fare

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 28th 2016

For the 1960 Christmastide, three distinctive offerings were offered to the moviegoing family trade in search of respite and distraction from the holiday hubbub, all adaptations of classic tales. F

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July Preorders / Summertime Scores

July Preorders / Summertime Scores

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 29th 2016

Where else can you can find in one place a majestic Arabian horse, a tuneful Busby Berkeley fruit cavalcade, a sensuous screen siren in three fully fleshed-out dimensions, romantic John le Carré spy

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June Bride

June Bride

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 24th 2016

June is the month for brides and it’s also when François Truffaut’s killer thriller The Bride Wore Black (1968) came to America 48 years ago this weekend. Embodied by captivating Jules and Jim lead

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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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Tending Herrmann's Garden

Tending Herrmann's Garden

Posted by Mike Matessino on Apr 20th 2016

Among the many virtues of the classic Fox western Garden of Evil (1954) is the wonderful (and wonderfully lengthy) music score by the great Bernard Herrmann. This was Herrmann’s first score recorde

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