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Booming Berkeley

Booming Berkeley

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 6th 2016

World War II-era moviegoers and viewers since have gone bananas for the lavish and loopy extravaganza The Gang’s All Here (1943), and a large part of that is due to its director Busby Berkeley, the

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Sense and Sensibility and Swamps

Sense and Sensibility and Swamps

Posted by Mike Fnnegan on Oct 23rd 2015

Twenty years ago, Jane Austen was an in-demand scribe indeed. The six-hour BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice starring Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth as Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy, pre

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