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Multidimensional Heat

Multidimensional Heat

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 10th 2018

This label often works up a sweat for combustible movie classics like the sweltering, seasonally appropriate The Long Hot, Summer (1958) and Suddenly, Last Summer (1959) now available, and such other

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The Post-Tombstone Truth

The Post-Tombstone Truth

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 29th 2017

The October 26, 1881 Tombstone, Arizona, confrontation between the Earps and the Clantons and each side’s various allies continued to interest John Sturges in the decade after he directed the power

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Inferno's Heat

Inferno's Heat

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 10th 2017

After her femme-fatale cred was clearly established via her duplicitous dames in Out of the Past (1947) and Cry Danger (1951) and her striking redheaded beauty marked her as a Technicolor natural i

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Big Man in a 3D Wilderness

Big Man in a 3D Wilderness

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 26th 2017

To put a jolt into declining movie attendance, Twentieth Century Fox chief Darryl F. Zanuck was focused on championing Cinemascope, a widescreen process that would engulf audiences with the expanse

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Not Your Usual Bronson Wild West

Not Your Usual Bronson Wild West

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 19th 2016

By 1975, Charles Bronson had worked with some of the best Western moviemakers ever: Robert Aldrich (Apache, Vera Cruz and 4 for Texas), Delmer Daves (Drum Beat and Jubal), Samuel Fuller (Run of the

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