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The Paths to September

The Paths to September

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 1st 2017

A fraught 2017 has arrived at September. Removing oneself to a cozy country place for some soulful solitude might prove refreshing or reenergizing. If the house has enough character, it might becom

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January Movie Memories

January Movie Memories

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 27th 2017

He’s got another eclectic cast – Kate Winslet, Juno Temple, Justin Timberlake, Max Casella, Jim Belushi, Tony Sirico and Steve Schirripa – and the same great cinematographer, the gifted Vittorio St

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Diane's Year

Diane's Year

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 5th 2017

As she celebrates her 71st birthday today, Los Angeles’ own Diane Keaton – actress, author, director, producer, photographer, real estate developer – continues to mix and match projects in similar f

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Woody at the Plate

Woody at the Plate

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 1st 2016

He is a four-time Academy Award® winner (and additional 20-time nominee) but probably wouldn’t care if you omitted that from his resumé. Delivering the theatrical feature Café Society and the six-ep

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Musings on Mia's Movies

Musings on Mia's Movies

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 9th 2016

She was a star in her own right thanks to the TV series Peyton Place and the movies Rosemary’s Baby and The Great Gatsby. For nearly a decade, however, she took on a role that proved exhilarating for

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