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Rough Ride to Remember

Rough Ride to Remember

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 23rd 2018

Film scholars have written extensively about 1967 being the year when the “Old Hollywood” of traditional mainstream moviemaking collided with the freer and edgier emerging currents of maverick “New

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The Circling Ballhaus Camera

The Circling Ballhaus Camera

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 14th 2017

There are a number of great films that crystallize the brilliant fusion of golden-hour lighting and alternately intimate and wide-shot compositional characterization marking the work of the great B

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A Fabulous Classic

A Fabulous Classic

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 13th 2015

Opening this day 26 years ago, The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) had romance, melody and movie love in its DNA from the start. A passion project for its writer/director Steve Kloves, it took years to g

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