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The Strongest Face of Our Thing

The Strongest Face of Our Thing

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 30th 2017

In his 2011 biography Menacing Face Worth Millions: A Life of Charles Bronson, Brian D’Ambrosio reports comments made by director Terence Young in an early 1970s interview discussing his leading ma

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From Street Corner to Center Stage

From Street Corner to Center Stage

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 25th 2017

American stage and screen acting dynamo Al Pacino turns 77 today and 50 years in the public eye has brought him a long way. As recounted in Al Pacino: In Conversation with Lawrence Grobel, on the o

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Playing Catchup

Playing Catchup

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 24th 2016

Forty-one years after its brutal, unsparing action spilled across movie screens that summer, Rollerball (1975) endures as a valuable, prescient clarion call wrapped in futuristic sci-fi trappings. T

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Fashioning a Lady

Fashioning a Lady

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 16th 2016

Ray Stark felt that there was another movie to be made about the later career of his legendary mother-in-law Fanny Brice that would follow the events depicted in his stage and screen megahit Funny

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