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Interesting Rather Than Big: Sam Waterston

Interesting Rather Than Big: Sam Waterston

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 15th 2017

Though he may occasionally venture onto the dark side playing calculating bastards in projects like Heaven’s Gate (1980) and Miss Sloane (2016), stage thespian-turned-screen favorite Sam Waterston,

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The Paths to September

The Paths to September

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 1st 2017

A fraught 2017 has arrived at September. Removing oneself to a cozy country place for some soulful solitude might prove refreshing or reenergizing. If the house has enough character, it might becom

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A Loving Lunar Swan Song

A Loving Lunar Swan Song

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 24th 2017

The moon cast a beatific and unifying spell across America this past week when it crossed paths with the sun and, for a brief time, awakened a cosmic sense of wonder in a citizenry that sought a mo

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The Coming-to-Life Movie

The Coming-to-Life Movie

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 2nd 2017

In evaluations of the varied 20 theatrical features he made across a 34-year span following a productive decade in directing dozens of noteworthy “golden age” television dramas, Robert Mulligan (192

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Diane's Year

Diane's Year

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 5th 2017

As she celebrates her 71st birthday today, Los Angeles’ own Diane Keaton – actress, author, director, producer, photographer, real estate developer – continues to mix and match projects in similar f

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