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Unnerving Timing

Unnerving Timing

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 9th 2018

Timing is everything. It was reported this weekend that the two new Hollywood films requested for special screenings by the White House were The Post, the urgently-made historical chronicle of jour

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Divine Diane

Divine Diane

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 5th 2018

Time and multihyphenate talent Diane Keaton, turning 72 today, both march on, but certain patterns resonate. When commemorating the Academy Award® and 2017 AFI Lifetime Achievement Award winner’s n

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Mensch Couture

Mensch Couture

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 28th 2017

He left behind a bushel of great screen, stage and TV portrayals, from the harried Haas Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank (1955 Broadway, 1959 on screen) and the cynically wise barkeep Moustache

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December Preorders / Here...Here, Sweet Agnes

December Preorders / Here...Here, Sweet Agnes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 6th 2017

Romantic tales abound to enliven holiday hi-def movie binging this December from the Twilight Time dream factory. Woody Allen delivers madcap Big Apple fun and fantasy. Otto Preminger provides Old

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Woody Wheel of Wonders

Woody Wheel of Wonders

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 30th 2017

As the eternally productive Woody Allen turns 82 Friday, his new 1950s-set movie drama Wonder Wheel (2017) opens in theaters to mixed reviews overall and admiring notices for the work of actresses

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