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Pancho and Charles

Pancho and Charles

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 7th 2016

1939 has become known as Hollywood’s Golden Year due to its surfeit of outstanding and beloved films that have stood the test of time. This day in 1939 marked another golden arrival: producer Pancho

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A Long Tradition in Transition: The Detective

A Long Tradition in Transition: The Detective

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 19th 2015

In a world chock-a-block with gritty, boundary-pushing, television crime procedurals, it’s always good to remember that the movies got there first, and New York regularly served as an epicenter for

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Scream Kings

Scream Kings

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 15th 2015

Scream and Scream Again (1970) seems like a rather “normal” genre moniker for the loopy and shockingly violent movie that bears it. But attention must be paid to a movie boasting horror royalty trio

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Up for the Count

Up for the Count

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 8th 2015

Christopher Lee’s incarnation of Dracula in Hammer Films from 1958 to 1973 remains deathless, though one aspect that annoyed Lee, as he pointed out to interviewers about the succession of films that

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