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50 Years of War at Its Dirtiest

50 Years of War at Its Dirtiest

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 19th 2019

Its working title was Written on the Sand, referring to its North African Sahara Desert setting, but as it was going to evolve into a brawny, brazenly cynical adventure about a World War II cadre of s

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The Zigs and Zags of X Y & Zee

The Zigs and Zags of X Y & Zee

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 28th 2018

The end of the year for our label also comes to the end of the alphabet. X Y & Zee (1972), described by biographer Ellis Amburn in his 2000 tome The Most Beautiful Woman in the World: The Obsessions,

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Dear Dirty Scoundrel

Dear Dirty Scoundrel

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 14th 2018

Michael Caine celebrates his 85th birthday today having appeared in more than 120 theatrical features; his latest, the absurdist comedy Dear Dictator, in which he plays the title role of a deposed,

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The Out-of-Their-Depths Gang

The Out-of-Their-Depths Gang

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 15th 2018

“Nobody’s perfect” is the final line of dialogue in what’s regarded one of the most perfect period movie comedies ever made, the Billy Wilder/I.A.L. Diamond Some Like It Hot (1959). Nobody’s Perfec

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October Preorders / Antiheroic Turn

October Preorders / Antiheroic Turn

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 4th 2017

Brigands, cutthroats, firebrands, reprobates and scalawags have taken over this month’s Twilight Time release slate, and fans of historical chronicles, pirate tales, war sagas and Western legends c

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