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Personal and Powerful

Personal and Powerful

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 14th 2018

Filmmaking of a soulful, personal and powerful kind is rare: a current example is director/co-writer Spike Lee’s BlackkKlansman, which combines deft storytelling and period/modern-day commentary

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July Preorders / Feeling One's Oates

July Preorders / Feeling One's Oates

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 5th 2018

Twilight Time in July is where historical epic consequentialness bumps up against everyday struggles to stay alive, where horrors of war share space with the wounds of romance, all in diverse Pacific

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Two Shermans, Two Twains

Two Shermans, Two Twains

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 12th 2017

If ever a birthday were an occasion ripe for bursting into song, it would be that of Richard M. Sherman, who turns 89 today and collaborated with brother Robert B. Sherman (1925-2012) on tunes – fr

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Inside the Head of Sam Peckinpah

Inside the Head of Sam Peckinpah

Posted by Paul Seydor on Jul 25th 2016

Editor/director/producer/educator Paul Seydor directed and edited (in collaboration with Nick Redman) the Oscar®-nominated documentary short The Wild Bunch: An Album in Montage (1996) and the auth

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The Head of Sam Peckinpah

The Head of Sam Peckinpah

Posted by twilight time on Aug 14th 2015

Sam Peckinpah’s Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia opened this day in 1974, reigniting the passions of the maverick director’s champions (Roger Ebert found it “extraordinary, a true and heartfelt

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