news

Maggie in Her Prime

Maggie in Her Prime

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 2nd 2017

In Jay Presson Allen’s theatrical adaptation of Muriel Spark’s novel, first there was Vanessa Redgrave, succeeded by Anna Massey, on the London stage, then Tony® winner Zoe Caldwell on the Broadway

read more
March Preorders / Primed for Smith

March Preorders / Primed for Smith

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 2nd 2016

Preorders open today (at 4 PM EST/1PM PST) for five new Twilight Time Blu-ray releases arriving March 15: three long-awaited Academy Award® winners, Anastasia, Exodus and Lilies of the Field, plus

read more
Richard, Your Sinister Host

Richard, Your Sinister Host

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 29th 2015

In five days, the final season of PBS Masterpiece’s Downton Abbey finally hits North America’s airwaves. The lives and loves of British aristocrats of the entitled class – their extravagances, riva

read more
Winners and "Willers" All

Winners and "Willers" All

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 30th 2015

Eighty years ago today, director Michael Winner (1935-2013) was born in London and would grow up to direct over 30 movies, many of them durable action tales starring the likes of Charles Bronson (Th

read more
Back to School (3): A Teacher’s Prime

Back to School (3): A Teacher’s Prime

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 11th 2015

Here’s a pedagogue to reckon with: “I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders, and all my pupils are the crème de la crème. Give me a girl at an impressionable age and she is mine

read more