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A One-Eyed Director's Three-Dimensionality

A One-Eyed Director's Three-Dimensionality

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 16th 2017

Amassing well over 100 feature film credits as a director across a 50-year span, Raoul Walsh (1887-1980) with astonishing regularity, and through sheer volume of activity would eventually steer mov

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Hayward Hits 100

Hayward Hits 100

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 30th 2017

In marking today’s centenary of the birth of a singular and enduring Hollywood star from Brooklyn who was a potent box-office favorite in the 1950s after steadily building a career through persevera

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Railway Connections

Railway Connections

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 15th 2017

When it opened 45 years ago yesterday, Boxcar Bertha (1972), starring Barbara Hershey as a seductive Depression-era Arkansas train robber outlaw and David Carradine as her messianic union agitator

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The Impact of Zulu

The Impact of Zulu

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 17th 2016

By the time it opened on America’s movie screens 52 years ago today, the historical action tale Zulu (1964) had already been a box-office sensation in its native England for nearly five months. This

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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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