news

The Adaptation of Nick

The Adaptation of Nick

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 17th 2018

As novelist/screenwriter/producer Nick Hornby turns 61 today, he’s come a great distance – and broadened in his storytelling skills and concerns over the past quarter-century. Readers and moviegover

read more
Twenty-Year Fever

Twenty-Year Fever

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Apr 4th 2017

In a introduction to his November 2015 Rolling Stone interview with Nick Hornby as the writer’s screenplay adaptation for the film Brooklyn would shortly go on to earn him nominations for Oscar® an

read more
Another Strong Year

Another Strong Year

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Aug 5th 2016

It’s been a special 2016 on stage and screen for British actor Mark Strong, turning 53 today. A veteran of British TV (Prime Suspect, Low Winter Sun) and 20+ years of celebrated supporting work in m

read more
From Firth to Last

From Firth to Last

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Sep 10th 2015

Today award-winning actor/international heartthrob Colin Firth turns 55, and throughout his 30+-year career has played an outstanding range of roles since his first breakthrough in the 1983 London

read more
Sporting Lives

Sporting Lives

Posted by twilight time on Aug 27th 2015

The 2015 NFL preseason is in full swing and four recent Twilight Time releases from England, Australia at the U.S. offer unique takes on both the dark and light sides of sports fandom and fanaticism

read more