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Rebel Rousing Sagas

Rebel Rousing Sagas

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 26th 2017

When director Nicholas Ray’s Rebel Without a Cause (1955) opened 62 years ago today, with James Dean fans still in a state of reeling despair over his tragic death in an auto accident 27 days prior,

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Mineo's Journey

Mineo's Journey

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 10th 2017

Before he became a screen teen idol as a result of his poignant Oscar®-nominated performance as Plato in the scorching Rebel Without a Cause (1955, directed by Nicholas Ray), Sal Mineo (1939-1976),

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Expediting Exodus

Expediting Exodus

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 23rd 2016

Even as he was busy promoting his two prestigious 1959 releases, Porgy and Bess and Anatomy of a Murder, which opened within two weeks of each other that summer, producer-director Otto Preminger was

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