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Filling in the Ellipses

Filling in the Ellipses

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 22nd 2018

Seventy-four years ago this month, Kathleen Winsor’s 972-page historical novel Forever Amber, a well-detailed and highly sexy novel about a 17th-century courtesan’s rise from an orphaned country girl

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In a More Interesting Direction

In a More Interesting Direction

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 7th 2018

The New York Times obituary headline referred to the veteran actress of 100+ stage productions and 25+ movies as a “patrician star of stage and film.” For a time though, now-beloved Academy Award® and

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December Preorders / Here...Here, Sweet Agnes

December Preorders / Here...Here, Sweet Agnes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 6th 2017

Romantic tales abound to enliven holiday hi-def movie binging this December from the Twilight Time dream factory. Woody Allen delivers madcap Big Apple fun and fantasy. Otto Preminger provides Old

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Forever Ravishing

Forever Ravishing

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 5th 2017

Twentieth Century Fox reportedly paid $200,000 for the rights to a somewhat scandalous but ferociously popular historical novel, and were in turn ready to foot a $5-million budget to bring it to th

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December Delights

December Delights

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 20th 2017

This Christmas, beautiful bodices as well as festive gift wrappings will be ripped, and the darker side of the medical community will be explored through the lacerating black humor of an Academy Aw

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