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Making Bad Guys Irresistible

Making Bad Guys Irresistible

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 19th 2018

When the eternally Gallic Louis Jourdan (1921-2015) died on Valentine’s Day three years ago, film critic Terence Rafferty reflected in The New York Times of the stage and screen favorite’s “reserved,

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E.G. and Keye

E.G. and Keye

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 18th 2018

Capable and compelling character actors put meat on the bones of great movies, and two of the most memorable share June 18 as a birthday. Chinese-American icon Keye Luke (1904-1991), who would have tu

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75 Years of Flash and Panache

75 Years of Flash and Panache

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 14th 2018

The compelling British-born and American-absorbed character actor whose arguably four most famous faces are that of futuristic droog gang leader Alex (Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange), 

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Her Working Women Wisdom

Her Working Women Wisdom

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 12th 2018

Many a book occasions the evaluation: “This’ll make a great movie.” A rarefied subset of this is the book that is written because movie creators will it into being so that it can be brought to the scr

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Passionate About the Children

Passionate About the Children

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 11th 2018

Canadian-British director Roger Spottiswoode – who in addition to several successful mainstream entertainments (Shoot to Kill, Air America, Tomorrow Never Dies) has a number of remarkable, topical and

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