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For Memory's Sake: John Schlesinger's Yanks (1)

For Memory's Sake: John Schlesinger's Yanks (1)

Posted by Daniel Kremer on Jan 28th 2019

San Francisco-based moviemaker and film preservationist Daniel Kremer, author of Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films and currently in production on the new documentary Sidney J. Furie: Fire Up the Carouse

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A Talent of Multiple Hughes

A Talent of Multiple Hughes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 16th 2018

Even a marvelously down-to-earth, multimedia-favorite character actor like the beloved Barnard Hughes (1915-2006), who would have turned 103 today, could be prone to occasional exaggeration. Always a

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Winner About Losers

Winner About Losers

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 12th 2016

As the 24th Cannes Film Festival kicked off this day in 1971, the controversial Rolling Stones documentary Gimme Shelter got the proceedings off to a rocking start. Films in competition over the ne

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Hallowing Halloween (4): Believers Everywhere

Hallowing Halloween (4): Believers Everywhere

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 29th 2015

Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s current FX series The Strain has infected its fans with a not-so-rare zeitgeist virus based on the premise that a privileged few who seek wealth and influence a

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