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Wrestling with Lenny

Wrestling with Lenny

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 10th 2015

Lenny (1974) is the cinematic equivalent of a wrestling match, with the competition fierce between three ferocious creative sensibilities for supremacy throughout: self-destructive comedic legend L

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Newman's Own Buffalo

Newman's Own Buffalo

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 20th 2015

As he marks his 60th birthday today, composer Thomas Newman (of the Newman family of movie music maestros that include Alfred, Emil, Lionel and Randy) can also celebrate the recent opening of two ne

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From Toronto to Blu

From Toronto to Blu

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 13th 2015

Before their launch as crisp, shiny Twilight Time Blu-rays, several films marked their World or North American premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival, the 40th annual edition of which

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