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Intimate Country Origins of a Large 30-Year Screen Career

Intimate Country Origins of a Large 30-Year Screen Career

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 11th 2017

This year, Belfast-born stage and screen stalwart Kenneth Branagh, who turned 57 yesterday, proved with deft dispatch he could be valiantly heroic in uniform and slyly flamboyant at sleuthing in th

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Rebuilding Robert Fuest's Wuthering Heights

Rebuilding Robert Fuest's Wuthering Heights

Posted by Justin Humphreys on Dec 7th 2017

Director/production designer Robert Fuest’s 1970 adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights (1970) is an anomaly among Fuest’s work in that it isn’t an anomaly. Fuest’s films are mark

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Romantic Rebels

Romantic Rebels

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 14th 2017

Across nearly a century, each new film or TV adaptation of Emily Brontë’s romantic gothic classic Wuthering Heights, first published in 1847 (a year before its author died at age 30) and initially

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Shakespeare for the Season

Shakespeare for the Season

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 6th 2017

If attracted to innovative theatrical productions of William Shakespeare classics with top-flight talents this holiday season, one might take in Simon Russell Beale in the Royal Shakespeare Company

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Mohawk's Matchless Miss Oliver

Mohawk's Matchless Miss Oliver

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 9th 2015

Today’s birthday celebration covers a multitude of memorable movie characters: Cimarron’s Mrs. Tracy Wyatt, Alice in Wonderland’s Red Queen, master sleuth Hildegarde Withers, David Copperfield’s A

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