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Natasha's Country Idyll

Natasha's Country Idyll

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 11th 2017

Without a doubt upon marking what would have been her 54th birthday today, Natasha Richardson (1963-2009) left behind a rich legacy of vivid and affecting performances before her tragically early de

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Vanessa's Matter-of-Fact Dedication

Vanessa's Matter-of-Fact Dedication

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 30th 2017

Vanessa Redgrave, who marks the milestone birthday of 80 today, was mildly matter-of-fact in her 1994 autobiography about how she secured the role that would win her an Academy Award®. She was makin

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Twilight Train Travel

Twilight Train Travel

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 7th 2016

The arrival of the erotic mystery The Girl on the Train (2016) in multiplexes everywhere today and next week’s Twilight Time hi-def Blu-ray arrivals of Boxcar Bertha (1972), Runaway Train (198

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Material for a Movie: Julia

Material for a Movie: Julia

Posted by Mike Fnnegan on Mar 29th 2016

Director Fred Zinnemann spent a few years in the 1960s developing projects that did not come to fruition for him, most notably Hawaii (which was reconcieved and scaled back by United Artists and tak

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March Preorders / Primed for Smith

March Preorders / Primed for Smith

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 2nd 2016

Preorders open today (at 4 PM EST/1PM PST) for five new Twilight Time Blu-ray releases arriving March 15: three long-awaited Academy Award® winners, Anastasia, Exodus and Lilies of the Field, plus

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