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Genghis Khan's Multitudes

Genghis Khan's Multitudes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 25th 2018

Omar Sharif played two title roles in mammoth movies of 1965, one of which, David Lean’s popular film of Doctor Zhivago,won him a Golden Globe Best Actor Award and cemented a brief but lustrous reign

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July's Pacific Panorama

July's Pacific Panorama

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 23rd 2018

Twilight Time circles the Pacific Rim this July with four compelling widescreen wonders offering their respective and decidedly individual takes on sweeping historical events and romantic relations

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The Fog of War and Filmmaking

The Fog of War and Filmmaking

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 24th 2017

When the Academy Award®-winning producer and Oscar®-nominated stars of Lawrence of Arabia (1962) were reunited four years later for another big-budget period epic, cinematic lightning did not strik

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The Face Among the Generals

The Face Among the Generals

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 2nd 2016

Peter O’Toole (1932-2013), born 84 years ago today, easily deserved an Academy Award® for each of the eight times he was nominated as Best Actor but since he brought a glimmer of star quality, a da

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Memorial to Che

Memorial to Che

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 30th 2016

When it opened just a few days after Memorial Day commemorations would honor valorous military service in the name of freedom, director Richard Fleischer’s biography in montage Che! (1969), an atte

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