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Way to Go, Joe

Way to Go, Joe

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 9th 2018

“You think I’m funny?…Funny, ha-ha?...Like a clown?...Do I amuse you?” Actually, GoodFellas Academy Award® winner and Jersey boy Joe Pesci, turning 75 today, has been funny and scary and hapless and

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February Preorders / Predators and Prey

February Preorders / Predators and Prey

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 7th 2018

There’s quite a lot of double-dealing going on this month at Twilight Time. To start with, fans of Emmy® winner Jack Gilford and Academy Award® winner Diane Keaton will get a double helping of thei

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Cinematic Ecstasy Lost and Rediscovered

Cinematic Ecstasy Lost and Rediscovered

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 22nd 2017

There are movies that are lean and focused, executed with purpose and precision and shaped to relate its story and values with the goal of guiding their audiences toward a predetermined response. O

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A Pair of Head Trips

A Pair of Head Trips

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 6th 2017

Two Twentieth Century Fox movies that boldly stretched the boundaries of their respective genres arrived in theaters this day. Forty-three years ago, the filmmaker who on the strength of his potent

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Briefly Out of the Hopper

Briefly Out of the Hopper

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 17th 2016

Dodge City, Kansas, native Dennis Hopper (1936-2010) would have turned 80 today had the ravages of illness not gotten the drop on him. So often did he play in 65 years worth of movie and TV roles th

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