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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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Rebel Rousing Sagas

Rebel Rousing Sagas

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 26th 2017

When director Nicholas Ray’s Rebel Without a Cause (1955) opened 62 years ago today, with James Dean fans still in a state of reeling despair over his tragic death in an auto accident 27 days prior,

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A Loving Reboot

A Loving Reboot

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 19th 2016

“Reboot” has become a common term to describe the remaking of older material with a different slant, paying a certain degree of homage to the original source as a new filmmaker gives it a fresh spi

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It Takes Three

It Takes Three

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 19th 2016

Five years after the japery of A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy and the playfulness of Summer Lovers came the mid-July U.S. opening of a ribald and raunchy British import from a director (Alan Clarke

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Sporting Lives

Sporting Lives

Posted by twilight time on Aug 27th 2015

The 2015 NFL preseason is in full swing and four recent Twilight Time releases from England, Australia at the U.S. offer unique takes on both the dark and light sides of sports fandom and fanaticism

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