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Maggie in Her Prime

Maggie in Her Prime

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 2nd 2017

In Jay Presson Allen’s theatrical adaptation of Muriel Spark’s novel, first there was Vanessa Redgrave, succeeded by Anna Massey, on the London stage, then Tony® winner Zoe Caldwell on the Broadway

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Spinning Rickman's Plate

Spinning Rickman's Plate

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 16th 2016

One of the most daunting challenges she faced while writing the screen version of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility (1995), Emma Thompson says during her Audio Commentary on the film’s Twilight T

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A Fabulous Classic

A Fabulous Classic

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 13th 2015

Opening this day 26 years ago, The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989) had romance, melody and movie love in its DNA from the start. A passion project for its writer/director Steve Kloves, it took years to g

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