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Rogue Operatives

Rogue Operatives

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 18th 2018

Today in movie history marks the opening-day anniversary of two disparate movies, each with dark undertones and driven by lead characters that strategize, improvise, deal with desperate circumstance

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Way to Go, Joe

Way to Go, Joe

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 9th 2018

“You think I’m funny?…Funny, ha-ha?...Like a clown?...Do I amuse you?” Actually, GoodFellas Academy Award® winner and Jersey boy Joe Pesci, turning 75 today, has been funny and scary and hapless and

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Joe and Tom's Hilarious Head Trip

Joe and Tom's Hilarious Head Trip

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 27th 2017

As director Martin Scorsese and actor Robert De Niro embark on production next month of The Irishman, the moviemaker’s eagerly anticipated return to the gangster genre adapting Charles Brandt’s boo

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Cinematic Ecstasy Lost and Rediscovered

Cinematic Ecstasy Lost and Rediscovered

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 22nd 2017

There are movies that are lean and focused, executed with purpose and precision and shaped to relate its story and values with the goal of guiding their audiences toward a predetermined response. O

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Simmering Hi-Def Summer

Simmering Hi-Def Summer

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 15th 2017

The summer wind blows hot and fierce with Twilight Time’s five-film midsummer lineup, with one North American premiere of a distinguished historical saga from Japan, plus four other tantalizing tit

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