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Larks and Cautionary Tales for February

Larks and Cautionary Tales for February

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 3rd 2018

Much-needed injections of charming classic comedy and, for their moviegoing eras and maybe our own as well, cutting contemporary commentary comprise the Twilight Time February slate. Two are distinctl

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Contemplating Connery

Contemplating Connery

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 25th 2017

It’s been 14 years since today’s 87th birthday honoree Sean Connery has been seen in a live-action role but he abides and endures as a bona-fide movie legend since he first hit cinema screens 60 ye

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Hamilton's Lark

Hamilton's Lark

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 30th 2016

It’s no wonder that the frisky and shaggy Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins… (1985) somewhat feels like a Mixmaster-blended lark than an iconic rock-hard adventure yarn for the ages if only you lo

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Born Musically Free / Born to Be Bronson

Born Musically Free / Born to Be Bronson

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 3rd 2015

The musical soundtrack pantheon of our moviegoing lifetimes must include another composer named John besides that of Williams: the great John Barry (1933-2011), who would have turned 82 today. Acros

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Diane and Donald

Diane and Donald

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 5th 2015

Faces made for movie screens – one from Australia that made a vivid impression in only a handful of appearances, the other from England who was a regular and welcome presence for 40 years – are th

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