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Jones for James

Jones for James

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 29th 2018

Yesterday, Memorial Day tributes were paid throughout the country to the men and women of the armed forces who gave their lives in service. Today, a 98th birthday salute is offered to a beloved charac

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Police Story (1): Real to Reel

Police Story (1): Real to Reel

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 5th 2018

The 81-year-old crime fiction laureate Joseph Wambaugh lists on his website two particularly influential reviews of his first, breakthrough 1971 book about the lives and challenges rank-and-file Lo

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The Criminal Class of March

The Criminal Class of March

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 18th 2017

Crime, punishment and the gritty gray areas in between fuel an exciting March Twilight Time gangland of four tough, terrific movies. The earliest of the quartet marks three firsts: Marilyn Monroe i

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