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Missionary Priests

Missionary Priests

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 25th 2016

Before cinematic chronicles of the struggles and valor of Roman Catholic priests living and spreading the faith became checkered, as attested by last year’s Academy Award® winner for Best Picture, S

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The Takakura Express

The Takakura Express

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 10th 2016

Today marks two years since the death at age 83 of a true icon of international action cinema, Japan’s Ken Takakura, an actor revered in his homeland over a 50+-year career for his tough-guy stoicis

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October Preorders / Windom's Way

October Preorders / Windom's Way

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 28th 2016

It’s a month of racing trains, heart-pounding terror and Texas-sized tension coming down the hi-def Blu-ray tracks originating from Twilight Time and reaching their final destination inside movie lo

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Marty Takes the B Train

Marty Takes the B Train

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 1st 2016

Although it is clearly a Roger Corman-produced “exploitation” picture with the requisite qualities of sex, brutal violence and anarchic spirit indicative of a “B-picture,” Boxcar Bertha (1972) is al

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