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Hill's Belles

Hill's Belles

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 20th 2017

Born 96 years ago today, the discerning director George Roy Hill (1921-2002) commanded his greatest fame for three films suffused in male bravado and bromance: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (19

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Gran Dame Shelley

Gran Dame Shelley

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 18th 2017

Born in St. Louis 97 years ago today, the unmistakable Shelley Winters (1920-2006) made her mark in the early part of her screen career as an untimely slain victim. She was strangled by Ronald Colm

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February Preorders / Kremlin Connections

February Preorders / Kremlin Connections

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 1st 2017

On Valentine’s Day, romance may be in the air, but comedy, action and family drama light up home entertainment screens courtesy of four Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray releases arriving February 14. T

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Hawaii's Half-Century Mark

Hawaii's Half-Century Mark

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 11th 2016

Fifty years after United Artists staged its October 10 world premiere (at New York’s DeMille Theatre off Times Square) of the grandly scaled adaptation of James A. Michener’s historical epic Hawaii

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Grand Bolognini

Grand Bolognini

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 5th 2016

Mother love can be a bitch, particularly when carried to extremes. Consider the possibility of a movie about a woman so possessive of her adored son facing army conscription that she murders three

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