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Transatlantic Points of the Needle

Transatlantic Points of the Needle

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 8th 2016

As the very British, stylishly Hitchcockian and period-perfect World War II espionage thriller Eye of the Needle (1981), adapted from Ken Follett’s gripping best-seller, played in theatres nationwi

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The Dirty Disappearance

The Dirty Disappearance

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 11th 2016

In its fourth week of release on this day 49 years ago, The Dirty Dozen was the #1 film, the third of five times it would grasp the top spot. Among the title crew of murderous soldier misfits, John

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The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 22nd 2016

Across six decades and over 200 acting/narrating/animated voicing movie, TV and short-subject credits, the British subject of today’s 76th birthday celebration is a knight with a quiver full of doze

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