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Traveling in Texas by Foote

Traveling in Texas by Foote

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 12th 2019

Set in the author’s native Texas, The Traveling Lady, a play by Horton Foote (1916-2009), about the wife and daughter of a ne’er-do-well dreamer newly released from jail and their personal struggles t

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Memorial to Che

Memorial to Che

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 30th 2016

When it opened just a few days after Memorial Day commemorations would honor valorous military service in the name of freedom, director Richard Fleischer’s biography in montage Che! (1969), an atte

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Hallowing Halloween (4): Believers Everywhere

Hallowing Halloween (4): Believers Everywhere

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 29th 2015

Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s current FX series The Strain has infected its fans with a not-so-rare zeitgeist virus based on the premise that a privileged few who seek wealth and influence a

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