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Welcome Honors

Welcome Honors

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 9th 2017

The recipients of Saturday evening’s 2017 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Governors Awards have accrued decades of outstanding cinematic work equaling or in many cases excelling that of

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Code Word: Survival

Code Word: Survival

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 25th 2017

Dunkirk writer-director Christopher Nolan has said in interviews heralding the opening of this past weekend’s #1 global box-office hit that his recreation of the harrowing events of World War II’s O

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Needling Details

Needling Details

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 5th 2017

On the occasion of best-selling novelist Ken Follett’s 68th birthday today, he’ll be celebrated as a creator of spellbinding spy thrillers, meticulously researched historical novels and gripping fam

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My Enemy, My Love

My Enemy, My Love

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 22nd 2016

Steven Knight, the man who scripted the movies Dirty Pretty Things, Eastern Promises, Locke and Burnt and created the British gangster TV series sensation Peaky Blinders, says he based his screenpl

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Transatlantic Points of the Needle

Transatlantic Points of the Needle

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 8th 2016

As the very British, stylishly Hitchcockian and period-perfect World War II espionage thriller Eye of the Needle (1981), adapted from Ken Follett’s gripping best-seller, played in theatres nationwi

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