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Hombre: Still Tough and Terrific at Age 50

Hombre: Still Tough and Terrific at Age 50

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 21st 2017

The last of Paul Newman’s three iconic mid-1960s “H” roles that started with Hud (1963) and continued with Harper (1966) took moviegoers on a tense and absorbing ride that opened 50 years ago today

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Frankly Outspoken

Frankly Outspoken

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 13th 2015

Born 95 years ago tomorrow, Irving Ravetch (1920-2010) was a team player whose screenplay collaborations with his wife Harriet Frank Jr. (still with us at age 98) resulted in several profoundly movi

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A Mysteriously Easy Collaboration: Devil in a Blue Dress

A Mysteriously Easy Collaboration: Devil in a Blue Dress

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 21st 2015

For 25 years and throughout 13 well-received mystery novels, private investigator Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins sleuths on, courtesy of the enormously prodigious 63-year-old novelist/playwright Walter Mosley

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