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A Grand Hotel on a Cargo Ship

A Grand Hotel on a Cargo Ship

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 22nd 2019

The teaming of two powerful screen presences, Marlon Brando and Yul Brynner, in a World War II-era thriller might at first glance promise a cataclysmic action epic, but the cryptically-titled Morituri

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Bad Babysitter Behavior

Bad Babysitter Behavior

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 17th 2018

Thirty-one years ago today there were two movies in New York area theatres about babysitters getting up to some outlandish extracurricular activities. One was the mass-market Touchstone Pictures item

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Heartstopping Heartbreak

Heartstopping Heartbreak

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 27th 2018

Made early in her blazing movie career before the full range of her comedic and dramatic gifts were fully explored, it’s intriguing to note that many later reappraisals of the Marilyn Monroe thrill

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Helping Hands on a Rough Trail

Helping Hands on a Rough Trail

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 19th 2018

Sixty years ago today, the final entry in the terrific trilogy of late-1950s Westerns made by director Delmer Daves and star Glenn Ford rode into New York theaters, following in the hoof prints of

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