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Color Coordination

Color Coordination

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 1st 2018

Sixty-four years ago this coming week, moviegoers were treated to their choice of two Cinemascope spectaculars of decidedly different stripes, one contemporary and intensely dramatic, aimed at grownup

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Happily Hailing Harold

Happily Hailing Harold

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 15th 2018

Two screen legends of titanic talent. Two movies with jazzy and bluesy song scores linked to backstage stories shaped around the ups and downs of show business careers. Two torchy title tunes that

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Overabundance on Offer

Overabundance on Offer

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 28th 2017

When it held its gala New York world premiere 63 years ago this week, there was already too much muchness about writer-director Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s glamorous The Barefoot Contessa (1954) to admi

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May Preorders / Everyman Klugman

May Preorders / Everyman Klugman

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 27th 2016

Preorders open today (at 4 PM EDT/1PM PDT) for five new Twilight Time Blu-ray offerings debuting May 12, all toplining scintillating leading ladies: Appassionata (Ornella Muti), Cat Ballou (Jane Fon

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Singing Neame's Praises

Singing Neame's Praises

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 22nd 2016

Tomorrow marks what would have been the 105th birthday of a witty British gentleman who wore many cinematic hats – cameraman, cinematographer, producer, screenwriter, director – and who would go on

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