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September Preorders / Burt Takes Charge

September Preorders / Burt Takes Charge

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 7th 2018

This September, revenge, reconciliation and reckonings for bad behavior earmark the four diverse Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray debuts from directors (John Boorman, John Ford and Charles Jarrott and Hen

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In Boorman Country

In Boorman Country

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 24th 2018

Fifty-three years ago this week, a talent invasion hit U.S. movie theaters in the form of “another fresh and fetching British film,” so said The New York Times’  Bosley Crowther, in which its dir

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A Pair of Head Trips

A Pair of Head Trips

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 6th 2017

Two Twentieth Century Fox movies that boldly stretched the boundaries of their respective genres arrived in theaters this day. Forty-three years ago, the filmmaker who on the strength of his potent

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The Wizard of Zardoz

The Wizard of Zardoz

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 5th 2016

It floated into view on movie screens 42 years ago tomorrow, a head-scratching, eye-popping, audience-baffling wisp of cinematic smoke that has as many detractors as it has followers to this day. It

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