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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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Anne of the Thousand Moving Parts (2)

Anne of the Thousand Moving Parts (2)

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 13th 2018

For his ambitious production of Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), Hal Wallis assembled a royal entourage of talents. Top-flight acting talent included Irene Papas as Catherine of Aragon, Anthony Quayl

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Anne of the Thousand Moving Parts (1)

Anne of the Thousand Moving Parts (1)

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 12th 2018

From the December 1948 Broadway opening of Maxwell Anderson’s historical drama that dealt with challenging themes of royal infidelity, illegitimacy and sociopolitical upheaval, it took roughly a thous

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October Preorders / December's Pageantry and Passions

October Preorders / December's Pageantry and Passions

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 3rd 2018

Underdog heroes, criminal suspects galore and shuddering horrors make October’s Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray deliverables an invitation to adventure, mystery and touches of high-style, old-fashioned g

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Christmas Presents of 1952 – Part Three

Christmas Presents of 1952 – Part Three

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 26th 2017

Running 65 years ago today in The New York Times, Bosley Crowther’s affirmative-with-mild-reservations review of the newly opened screen adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s romantic period thriller My

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