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A Justified Voice

A Justified Voice

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 20th 2019

His voice was distinctive, direct, dramatic when needed – and always, an invitation to pay attention for something worthwhile. Thankfully, behind it was an unfailingly alert and engaged mind fixed on

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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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January Preorders / Fellow Traveler

January Preorders / Fellow Traveler

Posted by Twilight Time on Jan 10th 2018

This month, Twilight Time focuses on love and marriage, and those frequent occasions when they don’t go together like a horse and carriage (although two of our releases are impeccably mounted perio

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Peckinpah in Montage

Peckinpah in Montage

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 21st 2017

Today would have marked the 92nd birthday of the great Sam Peckinpah (1925-1984) and 20 years ago at this time, in an occurrence that would prove not only rare but indeed singular, a short film cre

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Kiss of Reality

Kiss of Reality

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 25th 2017

Kiss of Death (1947) is “a hard-hitting, often frightening crime drama from the [Ben] Hecht – [Charles] Lederer typewriter [that] has the look and feel of a real police lineup. It pulls no punches

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