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December Burtons

December Burtons

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 14th 2016

This date in December gave moviegoers U.S. theatrical premieres of two distinctively different faces of Richard Burton 29 years apart, one bronzed and handsome from his flush early years as a romant

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Let's Make It Again

Let's Make It Again

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 23rd 2016

The Magnificent Seven: 2016 Edition – call it a remake, reinvention, updating, homage, whatever – rides into theatres today and critical, audience and box office reactions will determine whether it

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The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 22nd 2016

Across six decades and over 200 acting/narrating/animated voicing movie, TV and short-subject credits, the British subject of today’s 76th birthday celebration is a knight with a quiver full of doze

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December Preorders; Around the World and to the Moon

December Preorders; Around the World and to the Moon

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 20th 2015

Pre-orders open today (at 4 PM EST/1PM PST) for six new Twilight Time Blu-ray releases arriving December 8: Born Free, the 2-disc animated spectacular Harlock Space Pirate (3D/2D), the reissue with

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Adapting from and to 1984

Adapting from and to 1984

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 12th 2015

George Orwell’s book Nineteen Eighty-Four was published on June 6, 1949. In a Cold War world, its themes of dehumanization, repressive conformity, adulation of authoritarian leaders and eternal war

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