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Birthday Firsts

Birthday Firsts

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 23rd 2017

The creative artists marking birthdays are commemorated on our label by their firsts. Although the sterling film noir classic Kiss of Death (1947) is rightly and primarily celebrated as Richard Wid

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Chance Encounters

Chance Encounters

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 29th 2017

According to Janet L. Meyer’s 1998 Sydney Pollack: A Critical Filmography chapter on Bobby Deerfield (1977), which opened in theaters 40 years ago today, actor and auto racing enthusiast Paul Newma

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Dustin Time

Dustin Time

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 8th 2017

One passage-of-time notion perhaps even more sobering than the prospect of the counter-culture classic The Graduate (1967) celebrating its 50th anniversary later this year is that its highly unlike

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From Street Corner to Center Stage

From Street Corner to Center Stage

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 25th 2017

American stage and screen acting dynamo Al Pacino turns 77 today and 50 years in the public eye has brought him a long way. As recounted in Al Pacino: In Conversation with Lawrence Grobel, on the o

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September Preorders / The Coburn Touch

September Preorders / The Coburn Touch

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 31st 2016

The Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray lineup for a September 13 arrival bristles with rascally fun topicality, heart-racing crime and espionage and above all, an assemblage of marvelous actors (including

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