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Way to Go, Joe

Way to Go, Joe

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 9th 2018

“You think I’m funny?…Funny, ha-ha?...Like a clown?...Do I amuse you?” Actually, GoodFellas Academy Award® winner and Jersey boy Joe Pesci, turning 75 today, has been funny and scary and hapless and

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Cinematic Ecstasy Lost and Rediscovered

Cinematic Ecstasy Lost and Rediscovered

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 22nd 2017

There are movies that are lean and focused, executed with purpose and precision and shaped to relate its story and values with the goal of guiding their audiences toward a predetermined response. O

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Going Roeg for the Gold

Going Roeg for the Gold

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 25th 2016

Nicolas Roeg’s first directorial credit – the influential, shape-shifting Performance, written by his co-director Donald Cammell – was originated for the screen but most of his highly regarded films

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