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Paradise Found

Paradise Found

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 2nd 2015

“This year…give paradise!” That invitation headlined the ticket-touting newspaper ads Manhattan’s DeMille Theatre ran in December 1966 for their current smash roadshow engagement run of Hawaii, th

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Competing with Himself: Ed Harris

Competing with Himself: Ed Harris

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 30th 2015

Actor/director Ed Harris turned 65 over the weekend, but this Jersey boy’s magic digit in the Twilight Time numerological world is four, as in four fabulous and formidable performances in the label’

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Born Musically Free / Born to Be Bronson

Born Musically Free / Born to Be Bronson

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 3rd 2015

The musical soundtrack pantheon of our moviegoing lifetimes must include another composer named John besides that of Williams: the great John Barry (1933-2011), who would have turned 82 today. Acros

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Shadows Play

Shadows Play

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 19th 2015

Following the moral quagmire of Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) and the magical whimsy of Alice (1990), Woody Allen next visited another recurring subject for him: death. That is, his one-act play D

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Equus' Move to Movies

Equus' Move to Movies

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 16th 2015

He’d brought several plays to the movie screen, some adaptations critically welcomed (Long Day’s Journey into Night, The Fugitive Kind, The Offence) and others meeting mixed receptions (The Sea Gul

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