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A Master Class in Filmmaking

A Master Class in Filmmaking

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 2nd 2019

As she approaches her 82nd birthday at month’s end, acting eminence Vanessa Redgrave abides. Courtesy of Cohen Media Group, two opportunities to watch her cast her spell are occupying theaters: a spar

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Fonda Fonda at 80

Fonda Fonda at 80

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 21st 2017

A powerful presence on movie and television screens for 58 years, Jane Fonda, 80 years old today, says she’s got a renewed energy to move forward in her professional work, family life, charitable ca

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Unscripted Coincidences

Unscripted Coincidences

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 2nd 2017

As serendipity goes in the movie business, it just so happened that two prominent adaptation screenplays by now-90-year-old veteran scribe Alvin Sargent opened as major studio releases within days

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Vanessa's Matter-of-Fact Dedication

Vanessa's Matter-of-Fact Dedication

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 30th 2017

Vanessa Redgrave, who marks the milestone birthday of 80 today, was mildly matter-of-fact in her 1994 autobiography about how she secured the role that would win her an Academy Award®. She was makin

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Twilight Train Travel

Twilight Train Travel

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 7th 2016

The arrival of the erotic mystery The Girl on the Train (2016) in multiplexes everywhere today and next week’s Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray arrivals of Boxcar Bertha (1972), Runaway Train (198

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