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"Every Bad Nose in Hollywood" – and The New York Times

"Every Bad Nose in Hollywood" – and The New York Times

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 26th 2018

A good picture is a good picture anytime in the calendar year, so the Vintage Hollywood of bygone decades wasn’t overly season-conscious when it released movies. What if Going My Way (1944) opened in

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Death Becomes Bruce

Death Becomes Bruce

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 4th 2018

As IMDB tells it, he’s quite alive and kicking on screen with a vengeance, with no less than a dozen 2018 projects listed in various stages of completion and release, pre- and post-production. But two

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Birthday Bounty

Birthday Bounty

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 5th 2018

In the two years since this blogspot first considered today as one of the most remarkable birthday convergences of top screen talents, a few relevant titles have left the Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ra

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Tough Variations on a Warm Personality

Tough Variations on a Warm Personality

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 13th 2018

“When the movie industry was shaken up like a kaleidoscope in 1969/70 there emerged strange new patterns,” historian David Shipman wrote in his The Great Movie Stars: The International Years, “and

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Carradine's Two Rail Rides

Carradine's Two Rail Rides

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 8th 2017

David Carradine (1936-2009), who would have turned 81 today, confided in his 1995 autobiography Endless Highway that his casting as union organizer-turned-outlaw Big Bill Shelly in the Roger Corman

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