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A Victorian Triptych of Tenderness and Tension

A Victorian Triptych of Tenderness and Tension

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 25th 2018

Chance encounters paved the way to movie careers for many notable performers, all with a modicum of talent and a great deal of hope. In the case of Sydney, Australia, native Jeanette Elphick, born 83

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All Action, Sex 'n' Violence, Frankly

All Action, Sex 'n' Violence, Frankly

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 20th 2018

Filmmaking requires obsession and writer-producer-director Samuel Fuller had that by the bucketload, even extending to the ballyhoo called for in promoting a movie, particularly one with a revenge-

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Subversive Submersion

Subversive Submersion

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 1st 2018

There’s a serious threat to global security due to mysterious nuclear weapon activity in an isolated area in the Far East. Leaders of nations around the globe are concerned but can’t get a diplomat

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Guilded Circle

Guilded Circle

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 11th 2018

Congratulations go to today’s announced nominees for the 70th annual Director Guild of America Awards for achievement in 2017 Feature Film and First-Time Feature Film. By way of paying tribute to t

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The Criminal Class of March

The Criminal Class of March

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 18th 2017

Crime, punishment and the gritty gray areas in between fuel an exciting March Twilight Time gangland of four tough, terrific movies. The earliest of the quartet marks three firsts: Marilyn Monroe i

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