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Mouse Mountain

Mouse Mountain

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 29th 2017

A perfect role fit is often not apparent to the actor involved. Denver-born Don Cheadle, since elevated to fame as the engaging star of the Ocean’s caper trilogy, the Marvel Avengers and Iron Man s

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A Wild Card Made for You and Me

A Wild Card Made for You and Me

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 7th 2015

The United Artists distribution team had quite a winning hand of cards to deal to theaters for the 1976 holiday season, all in their way rabble-rousers. The Sidney Lumet-Paddy Chayefsky collaborati

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The Remains of Greatness

The Remains of Greatness

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 5th 2015

The magnificent moviemaking troika of producer Ismail Merchant, director James Ivory and screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala was always noted for developing its own projects and had come into its own

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A Mysteriously Easy Collaboration: Devil in a Blue Dress

A Mysteriously Easy Collaboration: Devil in a Blue Dress

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 21st 2015

For 25 years and throughout 13 well-received mystery novels, private investigator Ezekiel “Easy” Rawlins sleuths on, courtesy of the enormously prodigious 63-year-old novelist/playwright Walter Mosley

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