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July Preorders / Train Tripping

July Preorders / Train Tripping

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 5th 2017

Sex, violence, interracial romance and corn-fed song-and-dance Americana: that’s your crazy-quilt cocktail shaken and stirred by the mixmasters at Twilight Time for this month. Where else could you

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Crimson Career Christening

Crimson Career Christening

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 16th 2017

Tomorrow marks what would have been the 88th birthday of a Hawaiian-born entertainment icon of Japanese ancestry, who studied drama at New York University, cultivated a burgeoning singing career in

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Native American Screen History

Native American Screen History

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 25th 2017

By 1972, Charles Bronson, a Pennsylvania native of Lithuanian descent, had logged substantial mileage portraying Native Americans in Westerns directed by noteworthy filmmakers. He did so twice in 1

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Hell and High Fuller

Hell and High Fuller

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 4th 2017

In his tough-talking posthumously published 2002 memoir A Third Face: My Tale of Writing, Fighting, and Filmmaking, even as he confessed Hell and High Water (1954) was his least favorite film (“It’

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It Might As Well Be...July Gratifaction

It Might As Well Be...July Gratifaction

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 17th 2017

Heart-on-its-sleeve Americana meets hard-charging and laugh-inducing walks on the wild side in the 5-movie/4-disc Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray roster for July, with return engagements of writer/dir

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