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French Postcard

French Postcard

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 18th 2017

When In the French Style (1963) opened in New York 54 years ago today, the reception for this maverick, modern-style, continentally adult look at romance crafted by screenwriter/producer Irwin Shaw

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Americans in Paris

Americans in Paris

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 22nd 2016

When long-time friends, writer/producer Irwin Shaw (The Young Lions) and director/producer Robert Parrish (The Wonderful Country), set to work on an adaptation of two of Shaw’s Paris-set short

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Bonjour Jean

Bonjour Jean

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 15th 2016

His life as a more independent filmmaker in the 1950s was more agreeable to director Otto Preminger. After being freed from being exclusive to Twentieth Century Fox he made a nifty noir (Angel Face

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