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Forum Quorum

Forum Quorum

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 13th 2018

New York City’s repertory showcase theater Film Forum reopened this month after a facility upgrade process that yielded an additional screen and more hospitable accommodations for the faithful audienc

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May Preorders and Misbehaviors

May Preorders and Misbehaviors

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 9th 2018

From Civil War battlefields to vast Western frontiers, from bustling urban New York neighborhoods to a small-minded Illinois town, May’s Twilight Time titles cover a lot of cinematic ground, historica

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What It Takes to Make a Village

What It Takes to Make a Village

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 25th 2018

In the creation of movies that linger in the memory, the little details matter enormously – bits of telling dialogue, shot composition, directorial choices, costumes, props, music – in transporting

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May's American Parade

May's American Parade

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 26th 2018

An ambitious silent-era Civil War epic that changed moviemaking forever – and still challenges audiences with its raw and innovative film techniques in a visceral storytelling mode still agonizingl

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