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Hilarity by the Bunch: Bananas

Hilarity by the Bunch: Bananas

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 30th 2018

CNN’s recent “fact-based” promotional campaign has fruitfully accorded new prominence on the importance of apples (equated with “the actual truth”) and bananas (equated with “fake news”). “Botanically

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A Sequel to Seek Out

A Sequel to Seek Out

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 23rd 2018

Movie sequels are a staple, each in their own way trying to recapture the magic of the original project and propel it in new and more interesting directions (and in the case of The Godfather, break

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Fonda Fonda at 80

Fonda Fonda at 80

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 21st 2017

A powerful presence on movie and television screens for 58 years, Jane Fonda, 80 years old today, says she’s got a renewed energy to move forward in her professional work, family life, charitable ca

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Natasha's Country Idyll

Natasha's Country Idyll

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 11th 2017

Without a doubt upon marking what would have been her 54th birthday today, Natasha Richardson (1963-2009) left behind a rich legacy of vivid and affecting performances before her tragically early de

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War Dogs X 2

War Dogs X 2

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 13th 2017

American moviegoers experiencing the fierce and intelligent screen adaptation of Frederick Forsyth’s 1974 novel The Dogs of War (1980) when it opened stateside 36 years ago today saw a version of t

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