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Haunted Households

Haunted Households

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 30th 2018

When houses aren’t merely homes but also bastions of horror and/or sorcery, imaginative moviemakers and genre fans regularly pounce with neverending relish. Opportunity knocks this weekend in theaters

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Dragonwyck's Depths

Dragonwyck's Depths

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 10th 2018

Opening 72 years ago today, Dragonwyck (1946) remains a defiantly hybrid movie not easily pigeonholed, with screenwriter and first-time director Joseph L. Mankiewicz blending together an unsettling

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January Preorders / Fellow Traveler

January Preorders / Fellow Traveler

Posted by Twilight Time on Jan 10th 2018

This month, Twilight Time focuses on love and marriage, and those frequent occasions when they don’t go together like a horse and carriage (although two of our releases are impeccably mounted perio

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A Dark Directorial Debut

A Dark Directorial Debut

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 2nd 2018

Newly ensconced at Twentieth Century Fox in the fall of 1943, writer/producer Joseph L. Mankiewicz wrote the following commentary about a soon-to-be-published Gothic novel the studio was considering

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January's Relationship Roundup

January's Relationship Roundup

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 17th 2017

The New Year’s arrival is always greeted with personal resolutions aimed at self-improvement, whether they concern weight control, fortifying one’s health, bonding more solidly with spouses and lov

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