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Not So Hushed

Not So Hushed

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 9th 2017

Schools are still on their summer break, Congress and the President are each taking time off and at this time in 1964, a movie involving major Hollywood stars and top behind-the-camera talent was s

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Kiss of Reality

Kiss of Reality

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 25th 2017

Kiss of Death (1947) is “a hard-hitting, often frightening crime drama from the [Ben] Hecht – [Charles] Lederer typewriter [that] has the look and feel of a real police lineup. It pulls no punches

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Fellow Passengers: Moffat and Steinbeck

Fellow Passengers: Moffat and Steinbeck

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 18th 2016

Born this day in Havana, Cuba, British screenwriter Ivan Moffat (1918-2002) is best remembered through his long association with producer-director George Stevens, assisting the Hollywood icon on his

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