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Blazing Brandon

Blazing Brandon

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 7th 2018

Many of the promotional interviews that Brandon Lee did for his first solo-starring action vehicle Rapid Fire (1992) centered on his famous father, martial arts immortal Bruce Lee (1940-1973), and rig

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Cutter's Second Chance

Cutter's Second Chance

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 20th 2017

When it opened in New York 36 years ago today, an edgy thriller with interesting but not quite big-time stars and a premise that could not be summed up in a 10-word tagline faced a lackluster recep

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The Indian Queen

The Indian Queen

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 30th 2016

Biographical movies about the setbacks and triumphs of national folk heroes don’t get any more angry and assaultive than the controversial opus that opened in the U.S. 21 years ago today. Bandit Qu

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Remembering The Fantasticks

Remembering The Fantasticks

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 22nd 2015

Try to remember: a romantic musical that plays continuously for 42 years and 17,162 performances in its original Off-Broadway run ought to have a crack at becoming a movie. Thirty-five years into that

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