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Rossen's Great Quest

Rossen's Great Quest

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 28th 2017

Midway through the 12 years between his two best-loved and Oscar®-honored studies of driven men rising to and falling from the top of the heap – All the King’s Men (1949, available on Twilight Time

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Unamerican Times

Unamerican Times

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 24th 2015

On this date in 1947, a cloud descended upon popular culture that hasn’t fully dissipated to this day. A group of movie writers, producers and one director, later to be called “The Hollywood Ten,”

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Frankly Outspoken

Frankly Outspoken

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 13th 2015

Born 95 years ago tomorrow, Irving Ravetch (1920-2010) was a team player whose screenplay collaborations with his wife Harriet Frank Jr. (still with us at age 98) resulted in several profoundly movi

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