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Killer Looks

Killer Looks

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 24th 2017

Not every serial killer thriller movie with either a truth-based pre-awareness or the pedigree of a worldwide best-selling book gets it right, as this weekend’s disappointing opening of The Snowman

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Loving and Lethal Dances with Judy

Loving and Lethal Dances with Judy

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 11th 2017

This summer, the fan favorite To Sir, with Love (1967, adapted and directed by James Clavell from educator E.R. Braithwaite's book) celebrated its 50th anniversary. That London-set, mod-centric touc

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Through Ernie's Eyes

Through Ernie's Eyes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 24th 2017

Raymond Massey and Jack Elam forged distinctly different acting careers, but it could be said that both converged in one unique way: each contributed to the interpretation of two distinctly differe

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Date with a Strangler

Date with a Strangler

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 14th 2016

Forty-eight years ago this Sunday, a daring and intense chiller opened to considerable controversy and vigorous box-office. Critical reaction was mixed, best summed up by The Motion Picture Guide a

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Memorial to Che

Memorial to Che

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 30th 2016

When it opened just a few days after Memorial Day commemorations would honor valorous military service in the name of freedom, director Richard Fleischer’s biography in montage Che! (1969), an atte

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