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Placing Benton's Story

Placing Benton's Story

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 21st 2017

Moviegoers who took a chance and visited an earlier, harder time in America’s past when Places in the Heart (1984) opened 33 years ago today discovered something unexpectedly meaningful: the connec

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Mother's Birthday Wishes

Mother's Birthday Wishes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 12th 2017

The cusp of Mother’s Day weekend also brings the confluence of today marking the birthday of three gifted ladies who played mothers memorably coping with difficult homestead situations in a trio of

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Sallying Forth

Sallying Forth

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 7th 2016

Two-time Academy Award® and five-time Emmy® winner Sally Field celebrated her 70th birthday yesterday, after enjoying a warm reception this year to her performance as a shy, repressed office worker

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