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June Bride

June Bride

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 24th 2016

June is the month for brides and it’s also when François Truffaut’s killer thriller The Bride Wore Black (1968) came to America 48 years ago this weekend. Embodied by captivating Jules and Jim lead

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Movie Watching with Owen

Movie Watching with Owen

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 28th 2016

Everyone experiences movies in his or her own way, categorizing some as disposable diversions of the moment, others as complete wastes of time, and a precious few as eternal loves that fire on all c

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Burning Bright and Fierce

Burning Bright and Fierce

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 27th 2016

In the first eight weeks of its limited release, the passionately made and violence-swathed Mississippi Burning (1988), which expanded into theatres nationwide 27 years ago today, drew powerfu

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January Preorders / Stone's Feminine Side

January Preorders / Stone's Feminine Side

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 6th 2016

Preorders open today (at 4 PM EST/1PM PST) for six new Twilight Time Blu-ray releases arriving January 19: From the Terrace, The Happy Ending, the 2-disc animated spectacular Harlock Space Pirate (

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Very Good, Mr. Wexler

Very Good, Mr. Wexler

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 27th 2015

In an 2012 interview he gave to film journalist Trevor Hogg at www.flickeringmyth.com, Haskell Wexler, who died Sunday at age 93, was as simultaneously plain-spoken and eloquent as ever describing h

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