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75 Years of Flash and Panache

75 Years of Flash and Panache

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 14th 2018

The compelling British-born and American-absorbed character actor whose arguably four most famous faces are that of futuristic droog gang leader Alex (Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange), 

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Where Lester Is More: Royal Flash

Where Lester Is More: Royal Flash

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 19th 2018

Turning 86 today, Philadelphia-born Richard Lester has sadly not directed a theatrical feature in decades, but he still commands regard for the ground covered in the 20 narrative movies he helmed be

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Hailing Hoskins

Hailing Hoskins

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 26th 2016

A unique looking and much beloved screen actor born 74 years ago today described himself in one interview as a “cube” and “not even my mum would call me pretty.” In that same conversation recounted

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Lester: More Than a Flash

Lester: More Than a Flash

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 10th 2016

In many areas of endeavor, less is more. To cinephiles, Lester is more, and lots of the work of innovative director Richard Lester is currently on view this month at Los Angeles’ New Beverly Cinema,

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