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Cinderella Scribe

Cinderella Scribe

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 12th 2018

Forty-five years ago this week, former high school English teacher and Navy veteran Darryl Ponicsan enjoyed the rare and exciting experience of having a pair of movies open in theaters based on two of

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Celebrating Liberty

Celebrating Liberty

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 4th 2018

With the notion of liberty top of mind on today’s Independence Day Holiday, you’re invited to revisit a time when mainstream, star-driven studio movies captured life honestly in the moment and did not

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July's Pacific Panorama

July's Pacific Panorama

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 23rd 2018

Twilight Time circles the Pacific Rim this July with four compelling widescreen wonders offering their respective and decidedly individual takes on sweeping historical events and romantic relations

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Dear Dirty Scoundrel

Dear Dirty Scoundrel

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 14th 2018

Michael Caine celebrates his 85th birthday today having appeared in more than 120 theatrical features; his latest, the absurdist comedy Dear Dictator, in which he plays the title role of a deposed,

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The Out-of-Their-Depths Gang

The Out-of-Their-Depths Gang

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 15th 2018

“Nobody’s perfect” is the final line of dialogue in what’s regarded one of the most perfect period movie comedies ever made, the Billy Wilder/I.A.L. Diamond Some Like It Hot (1959). Nobody’s Perfec

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