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Hayward Hits 100

Hayward Hits 100

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 30th 2017

In marking today’s centenary of the birth of a singular and enduring Hollywood star from Brooklyn who was a potent box-office favorite in the 1950s after steadily building a career through persevera

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Widmark's Wide Mark

Widmark's Wide Mark

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 26th 2016

Born the day after Christmas 102 years ago, Richard Widmark (1914-2008) was considered reliable, pliable, tough and plain-spoken among Hollywood leading men, pitching woo, exuding menace, riding the

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What Hayward Wanted

What Hayward Wanted

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 3rd 2016

“Susan Hayward was a trouper who never saw any reason to do anything other than sock it to us,” film historian David Thomson wrote in The New Biographical Dictionary of Film. “It is a credit to her

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July Preorders / Summertime Scores

July Preorders / Summertime Scores

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 29th 2016

Where else can you can find in one place a majestic Arabian horse, a tuneful Busby Berkeley fruit cavalcade, a sensuous screen siren in three fully fleshed-out dimensions, romantic John le Carré spy

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May Preorders / Everyman Klugman

May Preorders / Everyman Klugman

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 27th 2016

Preorders open today (at 4 PM EDT/1PM PDT) for five new Twilight Time Blu-ray offerings debuting May 12, all toplining scintillating leading ladies: Appassionata (Ornella Muti), Cat Ballou (Jane Fon

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