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Peckinpah in Montage

Peckinpah in Montage

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 21st 2017

Today would have marked the 92nd birthday of the great Sam Peckinpah (1925-1984) and 20 years ago at this time, in an occurrence that would prove not only rare but indeed singular, a short film cre

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Personal to Private to Killer

Personal to Private to Killer

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 16th 2016

Opening in New York 41 years ago tomorrow, director Sam Peckinpah’s The Killer Elite (1975) – prescient in its themes of moral corruption and malevolent unlawful activity in high places during that

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Wine of a Rare Vintage

Wine of a Rare Vintage

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 23rd 2015

Forty-nine years ago tonight, viewers of the adventurous primetime anthology series ABC Stage 67 – devoted to presenting one-of-a-kind, original dramatic, musical and documentary programming – tune

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The Head of Sam Peckinpah

The Head of Sam Peckinpah

Posted by twilight time on Aug 14th 2015

Sam Peckinpah’s Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia opened this day in 1974, reigniting the passions of the maverick director’s champions (Roger Ebert found it “extraordinary, a true and heartfelt

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