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Giving to Exhaustion

Giving to Exhaustion

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 30th 2017

When one examines the list of 110+ movies made featuring today’s Turner Classic Movies Summer Under the Stars Festival honoree George Sanders (1906-1972), it’s no wonder that biographer Richard Van

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February Preorders / Kremlin Connections

February Preorders / Kremlin Connections

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 1st 2017

On Valentine’s Day, romance may be in the air, but comedy, action and family drama light up home entertainment screens courtesy of four Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray releases arriving February 14. T

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O'Neal's Full-Course Menu

O'Neal's Full-Course Menu

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 26th 2016

He could be suave, sneaky and savage on screen, sometimes simultaneously, and actor/restaurateur Patrick O’Neal (1927-1994), born 89 years ago this day, spent 40 years craftily sculpting these qual

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Orson Wellespring

Orson Wellespring

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 6th 2016

“He inhaled legend – and changed our air. It is the greatest career in film, the most tragic, and the one with most warnings for the rest of us.” So says The New Biographical Dictionary of Film auth

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Letter of Distrust

Letter of Distrust

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 1st 2016

“Starting out as an all-star espionage saga with a state secret as the supposed Grail, this quickly reveals itself as a serpentine tale of treachery and double-dealing. What makes the film so powerf

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