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Two Lousy Lawyers and a Crumbled Cookie

Two Lousy Lawyers and a Crumbled Cookie

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 12th 2018

Though it hasn’t been authoritatively documented by scholarly historical evidence, the Great Emancipator Abraham Lincoln, born 209 years ago today, gets the credit for it, and it certainly ranks up

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High Comedy Downfall

High Comedy Downfall

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 20th 2017

In his marvelous 1999 book Conversations with Wilder, Cameron Crowe asked six-time Academy Award® winner Billy Wilder (seven if you throw in his 1987 Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award): “Was The F

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Birthday Medley

Birthday Medley

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 6th 2017

Three formidable figures in the music and film scoring worlds share today as a birthday, and the voluminous variety they represent augur an occasion for triumphant classical fanfares, scintillating

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April Preorders / Film Festivity

April Preorders / Film Festivity

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 5th 2017

Deception and larceny play major parts in the striking lineup of Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray releases on the docket for an April 18 unveiling. Another Woman (1988) is writer/director Woody Allen’s

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How the Cookie Never Crumbles

How the Cookie Never Crumbles

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 29th 2017

After the taboo-traipsing sex farce Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) was rejected by critics and audiences, director Billy Wilder was very precise in describing the next project which he and co-writer I.A.L.

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