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Dear Dirty Scoundrel

Dear Dirty Scoundrel

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 14th 2018

Michael Caine celebrates his 85th birthday today having appeared in more than 120 theatrical features; his latest, the absurdist comedy Dear Dictator, in which he plays the title role of a deposed,

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The Out-of-Their-Depths Gang

The Out-of-Their-Depths Gang

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 15th 2018

“Nobody’s perfect” is the final line of dialogue in what’s regarded one of the most perfect period movie comedies ever made, the Billy Wilder/I.A.L. Diamond Some Like It Hot (1959). Nobody’s Perfec

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Alice Out of a Cannon

Alice Out of a Cannon

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 4th 2018

As she turns 81 today, the vivacious Dyan Cannon – in addition to her credentials as a writer/producer/director and singer/songwriter – is perhaps best known as a gifted actress with a glorious gif

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February Starts Spreading the News

February Starts Spreading the News

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 21st 2017

Four Big Apple tales – lighthearted, heartrending and nerve-frying, depending on your proclivities – comprise the Twilight Time four-film February bill of fare. Like the major metropolitan area in

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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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