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Genghis Khan's Multitudes

Genghis Khan's Multitudes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 25th 2018

Omar Sharif played two title roles in mammoth movies of 1965, one of which, David Lean’s popular film of Doctor Zhivago,won him a Golden Globe Best Actor Award and cemented a brief but lustrous reign

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Where Lester Is More: Royal Flash

Where Lester Is More: Royal Flash

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 19th 2018

Turning 86 today, Philadelphia-born Richard Lester has sadly not directed a theatrical feature in decades, but he still commands regard for the ground covered in the 20 narrative movies he helmed be

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Contemplating Connery

Contemplating Connery

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 25th 2017

It’s been 14 years since today’s 87th birthday honoree Sean Connery has been seen in a live-action role but he abides and endures as a bona-fide movie legend since he first hit cinema screens 60 ye

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Irish Interludes

Irish Interludes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 17th 2017

If you’re of a mind to hoist a few to mark St. Patrick’s Day today, three unique and tempest-tossed Twilight Time library titles – each a passion project for their respective directors and filmed al

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A Pair of Head Trips

A Pair of Head Trips

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 6th 2017

Two Twentieth Century Fox movies that boldly stretched the boundaries of their respective genres arrived in theaters this day. Forty-three years ago, the filmmaker who on the strength of his potent

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