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Placing Benton's Story

Placing Benton's Story

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 21st 2017

Moviegoers who took a chance and visited an earlier, harder time in America’s past when Places in the Heart (1984) opened 33 years ago today discovered something unexpectedly meaningful: the connec

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Sallying Forth

Sallying Forth

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 7th 2016

Two-time Academy Award® and five-time Emmy® winner Sally Field celebrated her 70th birthday yesterday, after enjoying a warm reception this year to her performance as a shy, repressed office worker

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Shadows Play

Shadows Play

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 19th 2015

Following the moral quagmire of Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) and the magical whimsy of Alice (1990), Woody Allen next visited another recurring subject for him: death. That is, his one-act play D

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