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Cinderella Scribe

Cinderella Scribe

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 12th 2018

Forty-five years ago this week, former high school English teacher and Navy veteran Darryl Ponicsan enjoyed the rare and exciting experience of having a pair of movies open in theaters based on two of

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Celebrating Liberty

Celebrating Liberty

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 4th 2018

With the notion of liberty top of mind on today’s Independence Day Holiday, you’re invited to revisit a time when mainstream, star-driven studio movies captured life honestly in the moment and did not

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The Risk in the Detail

The Risk in the Detail

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 15th 2015

To be or not to be…Johnny Hooker or Billy Buddusky? Jack Nicholson liked both scripts he was offered, those of The Sting (1973) and The Last Detail (1973), but he opted for the latter because he fou

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