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Twilight Time Takes on a Tony Tone

Twilight Time Takes on a Tony Tone

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 2nd 2018

Cheers and good-luck wishes go to today’s recipients of 2018 Tony® Award nominations for excellence on the Broadway stage. Three prominent contenders, all previous winners, belong to the Twilight Time

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The Fractured '50s in Black-and-White Cinemascope (2): Blue Denim

The Fractured '50s in Black-and-White Cinemascope (2): Blue Denim

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 28th 2018

The generation gap between teenagers and their adult mentors cropped up in many movie variations throughout the decade. Those that commanded more attention were of the variety exemplified by the two

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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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Mister Logan Bridges Cultures

Mister Logan Bridges Cultures

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 5th 2017

Pacific-centric theater proved a boon to Joshua Logan (1908-1988), born 109 years ago today. He’d already staged 13 Broadway productions (including the original iterations of On Borrowed Time, Morn

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The Duning Touch

The Duning Touch

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 24th 2016

As esteemed composers Carter Burwell (Carol), Johann Johannson (Sicario), Ennio Morricone (The Hateful Eight), Thomas Newman (Bridge of Spies) and John Williams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) awa

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