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Astonishing, Repulsive, Too Important to Miss

Astonishing, Repulsive, Too Important to Miss

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 7th 2018

Certain movies require viewer preparation and context, none more so than D.W. Griffith’s monumental Civil War and Reconstruction-era classic The Birth of a Nation (1915), an epic-sized “roadshow

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King of Connections

King of Connections

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 24th 2018

In a conversation he had with film historian and documentary moviemaker Kevin Brownlow, the revered director King Vidor reportedly remarked: “I’m a pioneer. I’ve been in this business for years. Bu

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