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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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Endfield's Sound and Fury

Endfield's Sound and Fury

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 13th 2016

With nearly two-dozen features to his credit, American-born Cy Endfield rose out of poverty-row studio filmmaking to become a promising director of daring films with topical themes and a progressive

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Back to the Island

Back to the Island

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 16th 2015

Ten years after they had a go at Jules Verne’s Mysterious Island in a 15-chapter serial which included pirates, cannibals and a visiting princess from the planet Mercury in search of radioactive ma

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