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Death Becomes Bruce

Death Becomes Bruce

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 4th 2018

As IMDB tells it, he’s quite alive and kicking on screen with a vengeance, with no less than a dozen 2018 projects listed in various stages of completion and release, pre- and post-production. But two

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December Preorders / Here...Here, Sweet Agnes

December Preorders / Here...Here, Sweet Agnes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 6th 2017

Romantic tales abound to enliven holiday hi-def movie binging this December from the Twilight Time dream factory. Woody Allen delivers madcap Big Apple fun and fantasy. Otto Preminger provides Old

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The Dirty Truth

The Dirty Truth

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 22nd 2017

When he was persuaded by producer Harry Saltzman to take over direction of the nihilistic World War II North Africa campaign action saga Play Dirty (1969) from original assignee René Clemént, the

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Native American Screen History

Native American Screen History

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 25th 2017

By 1972, Charles Bronson, a Pennsylvania native of Lithuanian descent, had logged substantial mileage portraying Native Americans in Westerns directed by noteworthy filmmakers. He did so twice in 1

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A Bum's Fantasy Ride

A Bum's Fantasy Ride

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 24th 2017

Around the time of the movie’s release, the hell-for-leather Lee Marvin reportedly bemused, “I get a special kick playing rebels over establishment types. I’ve always been a bum, so I’m being paid

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