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December Preorders / Fritz Earns His Spurs

December Preorders / Fritz Earns His Spurs

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 5th 2018

As it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Twilight Time brings you substantial doses of that old time religion among the four December hi-def Blu-ray titles due for holiday season unwrapping. Th

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Confederacy of Rebels

Confederacy of Rebels

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 6th 2018

Director Nicholas Ray, fresh from the bold genre reinvention of Johnny Guitar (1954), the box-office success of Rebel Without a Cause (1955) and the critical acclaim of Bigger Than Life (1956), owed a

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Actor of Choice: John Carradine

Actor of Choice: John Carradine

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 5th 2018

Born 112 years ago today, “John Carradine [1906-1988], the historical figure, looms larger than the man himself. He is remembered as one of cinema’s greatest character actors and the patriarch of a

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Gene's Sheepish Sister Carrie

Gene's Sheepish Sister Carrie

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 9th 2017

In his whimsical 2005 autobiography Kiss Me like a Stranger, the beloved comic actor Gene Wilder (1933-2016), who would have turned 84 today, recalled a phone call he got from Woody Allen. “‘I want

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From Bela to Yorga

From Bela to Yorga

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 20th 2016

To honor the happily haunted 134th birthday of Bela Lugosi (1882-1956), who definitively incarnated one of the screen’s most immortal vampires, Bram Stoker’s Transylvanian Count Dracula, and spawne

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