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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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Camera Magic Tricks

Camera Magic Tricks

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 5th 2016

Two movies that marked their New York premieres 40 and 25 years ago today respectively are each highly regarded for their outstanding photography as key to the atmospheric and thematic effects thei

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Woody at the Plate

Woody at the Plate

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 1st 2016

He is a four-time Academy Award® winner (and additional 20-time nominee) but probably wouldn’t care if you omitted that from his resumé. Delivering the theatrical feature Café Society and the six-ep

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Musings on Mia's Movies

Musings on Mia's Movies

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 9th 2016

She was a star in her own right thanks to the TV series Peyton Place and the movies Rosemary’s Baby and The Great Gatsby. For nearly a decade, however, she took on a role that proved exhilarating for

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Eighty Years Young

Eighty Years Young

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 1st 2015

Born 80 years ago today in Brooklyn, NY, Allan Stewart Konigsberg, known to the world as Woody Allen, has built up quite a lifetime of entertainment triumphs and failures, as well as personal contr

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