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Guilded Circle

Guilded Circle

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 11th 2018

Congratulations go to today’s announced nominees for the 70th annual Director Guild of America Awards for achievement in 2017 Feature Film and First-Time Feature Film. By way of paying tribute to t

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John, Bill and Their Abiding Concerns

John, Bill and Their Abiding Concerns

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 3rd 2018

For two names in cinematic history sharing today as a birthday, stories they portrayed to popular effect made a sufficiently profound impact that compelled both to revisit them, one on screen, the

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McKenna's Free Association

McKenna's Free Association

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 7th 2017

To mark last year’s 50th anniversary of the beloved film version of Joy Adamson’s cherished memoir Born Free (1966), actress/activist Virginia McKenna, who turns 86 today, went back to the regions

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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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