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Mazursky's Ode to America

Mazursky's Ode to America

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 6th 2018

The fact that Moscow on the Hudson (1984), which opened 34 years ago today and is as wisely observant about the United States as an immigrant nation now as then, is a rather patriotic movie only daw

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Moscow's Merits

Moscow's Merits

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 7th 2017

Last week’s announcement of the RAISE (Reforming American Immigration for Stronger Employment) Act, a Senate bill that proposed a “merit-based” overhaul of the U.S.’s legal immigration system to ear

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Melting Pots

Melting Pots

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 14th 2016

In advance of this week’s hi-def arrival of Robin Williams as a Moscovite musician who decides to defect to America while shopping in Bloomingdale’s Manhattan flagship store in Paul Mazursky’s soul

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November Preorders / Killer Burt

November Preorders / Killer Burt

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 2nd 2016

On this All Souls Day of 2016, Twilight Time offers a startling assortment of new hi-def Blu-ray November 15 debuts that peer inside the dark, deadly minds and moods of the obsessed and the homicid

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Immigration Fascination

Immigration Fascination

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 13th 2016

Like many of his films, director/co-writer Paul Mazursky’s vibrant American immigrant story Moscow on the Hudson (1984) made a handful of marvelously particularized characters a representative samp

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