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Heaven Challenges, Mr. Huston

Heaven Challenges, Mr. Huston

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 16th 2017

For a film premised on zealous, downright antisocial commitment to an urgent, worthwhile cause in the face of hostile forces conspiring against it, director John Huston’s adaptation of Romain Gary’

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Irish Interludes

Irish Interludes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 17th 2017

If you’re of a mind to hoist a few to mark St. Patrick’s Day today, three unique and tempest-tossed Twilight Time library titles – each a passion project for their respective directors and filmed al

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Still Heavenly After 60 Years

Still Heavenly After 60 Years

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 13th 2017

Today marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957), the much-loved Cinemascope World War II tale set in a 1943 battle zone, which marked the first time its two star

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Third Man Duo's Third Time Out

Third Man Duo's Third Time Out

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 15th 2017

The Fallen Idol (1948) and The Third Man (1949), two collaborations of author Graham Greene and director Carol Reed, were considered excellent in their day and masterworks today. A similar reception

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Restoring Moby Dick’s “Wind-Blanched Color”

Restoring Moby Dick’s “Wind-Blanched Color”

Posted by Julie Kirgo on Nov 1st 2016

Although he would probably brush off the compliment, Greg Kimble is an artist who works with the tools of the latest technology but relies also on the instincts of his painterly eye. One of Hollywo

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