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September Preorders / The Frame of the Rose

September Preorders / The Frame of the Rose

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 6th 2017

Twilight Time gallops into fall with three thrilling examples of the Western genre from skilled directors, bridging the traditional and the revisionist, and featuring stars that added luster to any

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A Cultural Force Turns 75

A Cultural Force Turns 75

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 24th 2017

In the introduction to his 2016 critical study Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power, film historian Neal Gabler writes: “It may seem peculiar to freight an entertainer with th

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Fashioning a Lady

Fashioning a Lady

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 16th 2016

Ray Stark felt that there was another movie to be made about the later career of his legendary mother-in-law Fanny Brice that would follow the events depicted in his stage and screen megahit Funny

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Woody and Roddy Facing Front

Woody and Roddy Facing Front

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 17th 2015

The mid-1970s were rife with conspiracies and cover-ups on cinema screens, but a movie opened this day in 1976 that was a hybrid conspiracy of subtle humor and shattering dramatic impact. Woody All

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Light Paintings of James Wong Howe

Light Paintings of James Wong Howe

Posted by Twilight Time on Aug 28th 2015

“Painting with light.” “A master of naturalistic black-and-white photography.” That’s how director Daniel Mann described the work of cinematographer James Wong Howe (1899-1976), who was born today i

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