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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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Inspired Primitivism to Close Out Your Summer

Inspired Primitivism to Close Out Your Summer

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 29th 2018

“An uncommonly nonsensical cops-and-crooks movie” that blew unceremoniously into New York neighborhood theaters 45 years ago today, The Stone Killer (1973), the third of six collaborations betwee

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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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Burt's Law and Order Statement

Burt's Law and Order Statement

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 4th 2017

Burt Lancaster: An American Life author Kate Buford discusses the career crossroads at which the Academy Award®-winning actor-producer found himself as the 1960s drew to a close: “In holding to a q

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Native American Screen History

Native American Screen History

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 25th 2017

By 1972, Charles Bronson, a Pennsylvania native of Lithuanian descent, had logged substantial mileage portraying Native Americans in Westerns directed by noteworthy filmmakers. He did so twice in 1

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