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Missionary Priests

Missionary Priests

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 25th 2016

Before cinematic chronicles of the struggles and valor of Roman Catholic priests living and spreading the faith became checkered, as attested by last year’s Academy Award® winner for Best Picture, S

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Sheilah and Scott, Coincidentally

Sheilah and Scott, Coincidentally

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 16th 2016

Tomorrow marks one of those strange-but-true coincidences you might have read sometime in a gossip column. On November 17, 1988, long-time author and show-business gossip maven Sheilah Graham, who c

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From Obsession to Inspiration

From Obsession to Inspiration

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 31st 2016

In The Hustons, biographer Lawrence Grobel writes that a film version of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick (1956) was the picture John Huston “had most wanted to make when he first considered becoming a

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October Harvest; Kerr Rhymes with Star

October Harvest; Kerr Rhymes with Star

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 30th 2015

Pre-orders start today (at 4 PM EDT/1PM PDT) for Twilight Time’s five Blu-ray titles arriving to chill and cheer on October 13: Black Widow, Count Yorga, Vampire, Devil in a Blue Dress, Scream and Scr

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Fitzgerald, Her Infidel

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 24th 2015

This Thing Called Love was the name of the movie laurelled author F. Scott Fitzgerald and gossip columnist Sheilah Graham saw the night before Fitzgerald died on December 21, 1940. Those things cal

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