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April Remakes

April Remakes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 7th 2017

Going in Style, opening in theaters nationwide today, is part of a long Hollywood tradition of remakes whose material is “refreshed” and “restyled” with a later generation of actors and its plot ab

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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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April in November

April in November

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 27th 2015

Today’s date in 1957 marked the day before Thanksgiving, and Twentieth Century-Fox’s new holiday weekend offering in theatres had the non-seasonal title of April Love, but moviegoers didn’t mind. Fo

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