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In Thrall of Tommy Rall

In Thrall of Tommy Rall

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jun 27th 2018

Fans of high-stepping, lighter-than-air screen choreography have a veritable feast of new Blu-ray release choices this month, what with Warner Archive’s fabulous restoration of the beloved Seven Bride

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June Preorders / Summer Cinematic Series

June Preorders / Summer Cinematic Series

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 31st 2017

Could your hi-def Blu-ray collection use an additional infusion of any of the following: 1) Hard-charging World War II battle action? 2) High seas Cold War-era nuclear confrontation? 3) Humidity-dr

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Richard and John: Superb Leads, Solid Supports

Richard and John: Superb Leads, Solid Supports

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 10th 2017

Tonight’s double bill of restored 35mm print screenings during the UCLA Film and Television Archive’s 2017 four-week Festival of Preservation showcases hard-hitting 1948 works starring two favorite

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Endfield's Sound and Fury

Endfield's Sound and Fury

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 13th 2016

With nearly two-dozen features to his credit, American-born Cy Endfield rose out of poverty-row studio filmmaking to become a promising director of daring films with topical themes and a progressive

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Wine of a Rare Vintage

Wine of a Rare Vintage

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 23rd 2015

Forty-nine years ago tonight, viewers of the adventurous primetime anthology series ABC Stage 67 – devoted to presenting one-of-a-kind, original dramatic, musical and documentary programming – tune

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