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Birthday Triple Threat

Birthday Triple Threat

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 4th 2018

Most movies often deepen their texture – or if you will, their character – from the compelling character actors they employ. Three of the best share a birthday today, as well as the touch of class the

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Deeper into Elvis

Deeper into Elvis

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 8th 2018

Elvis Presley (1935-1977), the King of Rock ’n’ Roll and a bona-fide movie star for 15 or so years of his four-decade life span, would have turned 83 today. And while most of his 33 theatrical films

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The Grooming of Galahad

The Grooming of Galahad

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 20th 2017

Veteran actress and sultry-voiced recording artist Lola Albright (1924-2017), who lent distinction to the classic private-eye TV series Peter Gunn (for which she was Emmy®-nominated) and the big-sc

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Personal to Private to Killer

Personal to Private to Killer

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 16th 2016

Opening in New York 41 years ago tomorrow, director Sam Peckinpah’s The Killer Elite (1975) – prescient in its themes of moral corruption and malevolent unlawful activity in high places during that

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Inside the Head of Sam Peckinpah

Inside the Head of Sam Peckinpah

Posted by Paul Seydor on Jul 25th 2016

Editor/director/producer/educator Paul Seydor directed and edited (in collaboration with Nick Redman) the Oscar®-nominated documentary short The Wild Bunch: An Album in Montage (1996) and the auth

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