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Ready to Ride Again

Ready to Ride Again

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 15th 2019

Welcome to the outlaw territory of movie remakes, where a later version of an all-time classic virtually never gets the love and respect accorded the original iteration. Such a fate befell the combina

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The Indelible Mr. Duvall

The Indelible Mr. Duvall

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 5th 2019

In The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, historian David Thomson ruminates that “Robert Duvall has worked harder than any of his star contemporaries. He seems likely to remain a treasured support,

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Bring On the Brazen and the Brutal

Bring On the Brazen and the Brutal

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 15th 2018

The year 1967 at the movies seemed to kick into a higher gear in terms of adult content with bolder depictions of violence and sexualized behavior. Urban criminal activity was forcefully addressed wit

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A Tony 50-Year-Old

A Tony 50-Year-Old

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 10th 2017

“In the most effortless performance of his movie career, Frank Sinatra played a character who seemed closer to his real self than any he had ever portrayed.” Biographer James Kaplan makes that asse

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Bisset Begins Her Long Ride

Bisset Begins Her Long Ride

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 13th 2017

Ever elegant and compelling to watch, British-born, globally valued Jacqueline Bisset turns 73 today, and she’s thankfully still busy on movie screens in the current U.S. release 9/11 (co-starring

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