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Best When Pissed Off

Best When Pissed Off

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 14th 2018

Rage is all the rage on Broadway these days, with the reemergence of Paddy Chayefsky’s Network in a new theatrical stage adaptation of the Oscar®-winning screenplay by Lee Hall, directed by the innova

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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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December Preorders / Here...Here, Sweet Agnes

December Preorders / Here...Here, Sweet Agnes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 6th 2017

Romantic tales abound to enliven holiday hi-def movie binging this December from the Twilight Time dream factory. Woody Allen delivers madcap Big Apple fun and fantasy. Otto Preminger provides Old

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Getting It Messy Good

Getting It Messy Good

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 22nd 2017

He considered directing as a craft that got honed through regular practice on one project after another, so the gentlemanly Arthur Hiller (1923-2016), whose 94th birthday would have been marked toda

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December Delights

December Delights

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 20th 2017

This Christmas, beautiful bodices as well as festive gift wrappings will be ripped, and the darker side of the medical community will be explored through the lacerating black humor of an Academy Aw

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