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Holmes in Homes

Holmes in Homes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 9th 2017

The DVR games are afoot! Last night (and next Sunday too) you could have sleuthed out two contemporary Sherlock Holmes simultaneously vying for your investigative attention on network TV: ingenious

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Acting Natural-Lee

Acting Natural-Lee

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 10th 2016

From 1948 until his death last year at age 93, Christopher Lee (1922-2015) spent nearly seven decades as the very towering embodiment of the term “working actor,” from bit parts to supporting actor

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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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June Preorders / To Marilyn

June Preorders / To Marilyn

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 1st 2016

Six Twilight Time Blu-ray titles coming to market June 14 go up for preorder today (at 4 PM EDT/1PM PDT) and for those in search of classic mystery, sexual forwardness, sensitive drama, heartrending

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Elementary Choices

Elementary Choices

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 26th 2016

Early in his 2014 Chicago Times article Snooping Out the Best Portrayal of Sherlock Holmes? Elementary!, columnist John Kass consulted an expert. “‘Trying to judge the best Holmes is rather like try

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