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December Preorders / Fritz Earns His Spurs

December Preorders / Fritz Earns His Spurs

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 5th 2018

As it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Twilight Time brings you substantial doses of that old time religion among the four December hi-def Blu-ray titles due for holiday season unwrapping. Th

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January's Larks, Loves and Legends

January's Larks, Loves and Legends

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 29th 2018

Ringing in the New Year from Twilight Time are two tantalizing “new” reasons to rejoice this coming January. One is a painstaking and remarkable restoration of a larkish John Huston/Humphrey Bogart co

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Wondering About Mr. Raft

Wondering About Mr. Raft

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 26th 2018

Quintessential tough guy George Raft (1901-1980), born 117 years ago today and almost exclusively typed as a movie gangster or principled but shady character (riveting roles in Scarface (1932), E

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Haunted Households

Haunted Households

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 30th 2018

When houses aren’t merely homes but also bastions of horror and/or sorcery, imaginative moviemakers and genre fans regularly pounce with neverending relish. Opportunity knocks this weekend in theaters

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Satisfying One's Violent Instincts

Satisfying One's Violent Instincts

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 7th 2018

Film historian Chris Fujiwara included the following telling tidbit in his 2008 The World and Its Double: The Life and Work of Otto Preminger: “‘A cop is basically a criminal,’ Preminger remarked

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