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Vive Legrand!

Vive Legrand!

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 30th 2019

John Anderson’s thoughtful obituary in The New York Times for the enormously gifted and stunningly versatile film composer and musical performer Michel Legrand, who died Saturday at age 86, contains s

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Birthday Bad Boys

Birthday Bad Boys

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 21st 2018

Let’s hear it for the bad boys raising birthday toasts today, a pair of charismatic U.K.-born lads whose indelible screen characters gave free rein to their wilder instincts, whether in romance or

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Rebuilding Robert Fuest's Wuthering Heights

Rebuilding Robert Fuest's Wuthering Heights

Posted by Justin Humphreys on Dec 7th 2017

Director/production designer Robert Fuest’s 1970 adaptation of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights (1970) is an anomaly among Fuest’s work in that it isn’t an anomaly. Fuest’s films are mark

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December Preorders / Here...Here, Sweet Agnes

December Preorders / Here...Here, Sweet Agnes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 6th 2017

Romantic tales abound to enliven holiday hi-def movie binging this December from the Twilight Time dream factory. Woody Allen delivers madcap Big Apple fun and fantasy. Otto Preminger provides Old

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Romantic Rebels

Romantic Rebels

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 14th 2017

Across nearly a century, each new film or TV adaptation of Emily Brontë’s romantic gothic classic Wuthering Heights, first published in 1847 (a year before its author died at age 30) and initially

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