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Texan Transformation

Texan Transformation

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 18th 2017

At a world premiere screening event in Houston 39 years ago today, audiences caught lightning in a bottle when they saw the fruits of a long-in-the-making effort that involved one son of Texas payin

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The Distractions of Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

The Distractions of Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 24th 2016

To eminent film critic and Clint Eastwood biographer Richard Schickel, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot (1974) is “possibly the most forgotten of Clint’s better movies…a loose, wry, genre blend – a road m

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February Preorders / The Days the Music Lived

February Preorders / The Days the Music Lived

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 3rd 2016

Preorders open today (at 4 PM EST/1PM PST) – the birthday of novelist James A. Michener (1907-1997), whose titanic tome Hawaii inspired two Twilight Time hi-def Blu-rays – for six new TT Blu-ray re

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Straight Outta a Long Hollywood Tradition

Straight Outta a Long Hollywood Tradition

Posted by Twilight Time on Aug 19th 2015

Straight Outta Compton was outta sight at the top of the weekend box office with a sizable $60.2 million. This critically acclaimed retelling of the rise of the influential rap group N.W.A. proves a

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