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A Lighthearted No-Account Bum Amidst the Tortured Antiheroes

A Lighthearted No-Account Bum Amidst the Tortured Antiheroes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 18th 2018

The 1970s was a productive period in movies for the supremely talented George C. Scott (1927-1999), who would have turned 91 today, kicking off the decade with his unimpeachable warrior Patton(his 197

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Unbearable Lightness in a Dark Domain

Unbearable Lightness in a Dark Domain

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 3rd 2018

Self-absorption, self-delusion and self-destruction are the key threads tape-looping throughout the mesmerizing case study – and prescient cautionary tale – so reflective about the miasma of self-o

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When Joe Met George

When Joe Met George

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 18th 2017

In 1970, two award-winning actors, both of whom paid their dues and honed their skills with hardscrabble years of stage and film work, stepped into the star spotlight in the title roles of their pop

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Growing Hardcore

Growing Hardcore

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 9th 2017

Among movies that were emblematic of their eras but fell in perception just below the pantheon level and faded from memory, writer/director Paul Schrader’s Hardcore (1979), despite Schrader’s own re

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August Preorders / Wynn Win

August Preorders / Wynn Win

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 27th 2016

Set for a release date of August 16, six Twilight Time Blu-ray titles are posting for preorder today (at 4 PM EDT/1PM PDT). They include the Sam Peckinpah-scripted frontier cavalry Western The Glor

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