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The Indelible Mr. Duvall

The Indelible Mr. Duvall

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 5th 2019

In The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, historian David Thomson ruminates that “Robert Duvall has worked harder than any of his star contemporaries. He seems likely to remain a treasured support,

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Les Looker Dangereuse

Les Looker Dangereuse

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 8th 2018

Killer looks were a key propellant of the enduring career of the handsome international screen icon Alain Delon, who turns 83 today and said in a GQ interview earlier this year that the coming 20

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Rogue Operatives

Rogue Operatives

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 18th 2018

Today in movie history marks the opening-day anniversary of two disparate movies, each with dark undertones and driven by lead characters that strategize, improvise, deal with desperate circumstance

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Glory (?) Train

Glory (?) Train

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 17th 2018

“It carried them to the peak of glory…It will carry you to the peak of adventure!” That opening day copy for the full-page ad heralding the New York premiere of director John Frankenheimer’s World W

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Impressive Expresses

Impressive Expresses

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 7th 2017

On Friday, the lavishly appointed, star-adorned new movie adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express powers into movie theaters dressed to the nines with 65mm lensing and jazzed up

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