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For Memory's Sake: John Schlesinger's Yanks (2)

For Memory's Sake: John Schlesinger's Yanks (2)

Posted by Daniel Kremer on Jan 29th 2019

San Francisco-based moviemaker and film preservationist Daniel Kremer, author of Sidney J. Furie: Life and Films and currently in production on the new documentary Sidney J. Furie: Fire Up the Carouse

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Nostalgia, Both Grand and Intimate

Nostalgia, Both Grand and Intimate

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 8th 2019

As director John Schlesinger’s life partner, photographer Michael Childers, told biographer William J. Mann for the latter’s 2005 Edge of Midnight: The Life of John Schlesinger: “John could eithe

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A Master Class in Filmmaking

A Master Class in Filmmaking

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 2nd 2019

As she approaches her 82nd birthday at month’s end, acting eminence Vanessa Redgrave abides. Courtesy of Cohen Media Group, two opportunities to watch her cast her spell are occupying theaters: a spar

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Fonda Fonda at 80

Fonda Fonda at 80

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 21st 2017

A powerful presence on movie and television screens for 58 years, Jane Fonda, 80 years old today, says she’s got a renewed energy to move forward in her professional work, family life, charitable ca

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Unscripted Coincidences

Unscripted Coincidences

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 2nd 2017

As serendipity goes in the movie business, it just so happened that two prominent adaptation screenplays by now-90-year-old veteran scribe Alvin Sargent opened as major studio releases within days

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