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Birthday Bad Boys

Birthday Bad Boys

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 21st 2018

Let’s hear it for the bad boys raising birthday toasts today, a pair of charismatic U.K.-born lads whose indelible screen characters gave free rein to their wilder instincts, whether in romance or

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Alternate Actress Awardees

Alternate Actress Awardees

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 22nd 2018

The final deadline for membership voting on the 90th Academy Awards® for 2017 movies closes next Tuesday, and it’s always interesting to pull out one’s dog-eared copy of film historian Danny Peary’

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Atomic Women

Atomic Women

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 31st 2017

As if her Monster (2003) Best Actress Academy Award® performance as real-life serial killer winner Aileen Wuornos and her blazing turn as the indomitable Imperator Furiosa in Mad Max: Fury Road (201

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Authoritatively Bad Oldman

Authoritatively Bad Oldman

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 3rd 2017

This year the chameleon-like Gary Oldman will traffic in authority figures. This summer he plays a sinister dictator in the action comedy The Hitman’s Bodyguard, due in August and starring the promi

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From Bela to Yorga

From Bela to Yorga

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 20th 2016

To honor the happily haunted 134th birthday of Bela Lugosi (1882-1956), who definitively incarnated one of the screen’s most immortal vampires, Bram Stoker’s Transylvanian Count Dracula, and spawne

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