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Traveling in Texas by Foote

Traveling in Texas by Foote

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 12th 2019

Set in the author’s native Texas, The Traveling Lady, a play by Horton Foote (1916-2009), about the wife and daughter of a ne’er-do-well dreamer newly released from jail and their personal struggles t

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The Mighty Month of May

The Mighty Month of May

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 21st 2019

Rebels with and without causes, badlands outlaws and enforcers at odds, and wartime collaborators and conspirators sailing toward a flashpoint: the four Twilight Time Blu-ray titles for May burn white

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Bisset Begins Her Long Ride

Bisset Begins Her Long Ride

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 13th 2017

Ever elegant and compelling to watch, British-born, globally valued Jacqueline Bisset turns 73 today, and she’s thankfully still busy on movie screens in the current U.S. release 9/11 (co-starring

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Keeping Faith with Faulkner

Keeping Faith with Faulkner

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 12th 2017

“The people of Faulkner…the language of Faulkner…the world of Faulkner,” the original one-sheets boasted. But Jerry Wald’s sweat-drenched, star-packed, Cinemascope production, the first screen coll

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A Loner's Toughest Case

A Loner's Toughest Case

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 29th 2017

This “adult look at a police detective” was going to be tough, all right. And its star and producing influence, the powerhouse known as Frank Sinatra, saw to that. Despite critical brickbats, The D

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