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Deeper into Elvis

Deeper into Elvis

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 8th 2018

Elvis Presley (1935-1977), the King of Rock ’n’ Roll and a bona-fide movie star for 15 or so years of his four-decade life span, would have turned 83 today. And while most of his 33 theatrical films

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Ford's Culture Clash

Ford's Culture Clash

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 26th 2016

The gradual creeping up of age and physical infirmities were starting to take their toll on John Ford by 1960. But age can trigger accumulated wisdom and ailments can produce indomitable resolve to

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Christmas Star

Christmas Star

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 23rd 2015

Fifty-five years ago this week, moviegoers were given a strikingly different Christmas present: a gritty and gripping look at one of their new box-office favorites in a totally new light. Here’s Tom

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