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Bob and Sam Get Real

Bob and Sam Get Real

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 13th 2017

On what would have been the 98th birthday of enduring favorite Robert Stack (1919-2003), it’s interesting to note that both he and director Samuel Fuller both chronicle vivid and identical memories

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House of Ryan

House of Ryan

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 11th 2015

How fitting that Robert Ryan (1909-1973) was born on this day, which would later come to be known as Veteran’s Day. He had been a Dartmouth-educated boxer before enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps

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Cameron and Gig

Cameron and Gig

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 4th 2015

After originating the role of Happy Logan in the original 1949 Broadway production of Death of a Salesman, World War II veteran and Actors Studio founding member Cameron Mitchell (1918-1994), born 9

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Mass Mobsterism

Mass Mobsterism

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 18th 2015

One of Fall 2015’s most highly awaited movies blasts into theatres today. Black Mass stars Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger, the brazen Boston mob boss whose unholy alliance with the FBI as a confident

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