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Paul and Joanne Mismatched

Paul and Joanne Mismatched

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 14th 2016

Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward – happily wed from January 29, 1958 until his death on September 26, 2008 – often played romantically attracted couples, married and otherwise, though always adult,

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The Bernstein Effect

The Bernstein Effect

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 4th 2016

Born 94 years ago today, film, stage and classical composer Elmer Bernstein (1922-2004) wrote melodies so intertwined with our cherished memories of favorite movies – among them grandiose period ep

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Newman and Glenn Abide and Endure

Newman and Glenn Abide and Endure

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 27th 2016

Two Actors Studio alumni of deep provenance share today as a birthday, one a legend of Hollywood and Broadway history and the other a chameleonlike presence whose gruff exterior and cool authority

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January Preorders / Stone's Feminine Side

January Preorders / Stone's Feminine Side

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 6th 2016

Preorders open today (at 4 PM EST/1PM PST) for six new Twilight Time Blu-ray releases arriving January 19: From the Terrace, The Happy Ending, the 2-disc animated spectacular Harlock Space Pirate (

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Reckoning with Robson / The Northern Route

Reckoning with Robson / The Northern Route

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 4th 2015

Born 102 years ago today in Montreal, Mark Robson (1913-1978) – like his fellow RKO alumnus Robert Wise – had a great mentor, producer Val Lewton, who saw in both Robson and Wise, then learning the

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