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Wine of a Rare Vintage

Wine of a Rare Vintage

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 25th 2019

Roger L. Simon, whose film credits include the Paul Mazursky films Enemies: A Love Story (1989, an Academy Award®-nominated script) and Scenes from a Mall (1991), is that rare and fortuitous instance

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Far-Out Forum Funny Business

Far-Out Forum Funny Business

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 17th 2019

It’s too early to determine if 2019 will be as bumpy a ride as last year. If one subscribes to the belief that laughter is the best medicine, then New York’s premier repertory venue Film Forum begins

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May Preorders and Misbehaviors

May Preorders and Misbehaviors

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 9th 2018

From Civil War battlefields to vast Western frontiers, from bustling urban New York neighborhoods to a small-minded Illinois town, May’s Twilight Time titles cover a lot of cinematic ground, historica

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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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May's American Parade

May's American Parade

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 26th 2018

An ambitious silent-era Civil War epic that changed moviemaking forever – and still challenges audiences with its raw and innovative film techniques in a visceral storytelling mode still agonizingl

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