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Filling in the Ellipses

Filling in the Ellipses

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 22nd 2018

Seventy-four years ago this month, Kathleen Winsor’s 972-page historical novel Forever Amber, a well-detailed and highly sexy novel about a 17th-century courtesan’s rise from an orphaned country girl

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The Greene-ing of Sherwood

The Greene-ing of Sherwood

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 23rd 2018

Across a century of moviemaking around the globe and on television screens, the English folkloric hero Robin Hood continues to fascinate, whether portrayed in strapping youth or autumnal gravity, anim

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Forever Ravishing

Forever Ravishing

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 5th 2017

Twentieth Century Fox reportedly paid $200,000 for the rights to a somewhat scandalous but ferociously popular historical novel, and were in turn ready to foot a $5-million budget to bring it to th

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