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Color Coordination

Color Coordination

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 1st 2018

Sixty-four years ago this coming week, moviegoers were treated to their choice of two Cinemascope spectaculars of decidedly different stripes, one contemporary and intensely dramatic, aimed at grownup

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Wondering About Mr. Raft

Wondering About Mr. Raft

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 26th 2018

Quintessential tough guy George Raft (1901-1980), born 117 years ago today and almost exclusively typed as a movie gangster or principled but shady character (riveting roles in Scarface (1932), E

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Love Affair

Love Affair

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 10th 2018

What with real-life personal insecurities, a drug dependence and a prominent and public marriage to celebrated playwright Arthur Miller headed into a tailspin, the earnest and enchanting Marilyn Monro

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In Spectacular Octoberscope!

In Spectacular Octoberscope!

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 30th 2018

Stylized suspense, swashbuckling swordplay and fanciful Arabian nights intrigues are the key ingredients of the four scintillating Twilight Time widescreen offerings for October. These include a rousi

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Making the Garden Grand

Making the Garden Grand

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 9th 2018

When patrons filed into Manhattan’s 5,920-seat Roxy Theater to watch the new Garden of Evil (1954) 64 years today, they were prepared to enjoy several familiar and reliable elements. Stars Gary Cooper

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