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Widmark's Wide Mark

Widmark's Wide Mark

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 26th 2016

Born the day after Christmas 102 years ago, Richard Widmark (1914-2008) was considered reliable, pliable, tough and plain-spoken among Hollywood leading men, pitching woo, exuding menace, riding the

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Ford's Culture Clash

Ford's Culture Clash

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 26th 2016

The gradual creeping up of age and physical infirmities were starting to take their toll on John Ford by 1960. But age can trigger accumulated wisdom and ailments can produce indomitable resolve to

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Meet Miss Jones

Meet Miss Jones

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Mar 31st 2016

Have You Met Miss Jones? is a bouncy romantic ditty written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart for their 1937 musical I’d Rather Be Right. This fall at the New Theatre in Kansas City, KS, it takes

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The Duning Touch

The Duning Touch

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 24th 2016

As esteemed composers Carter Burwell (Carol), Johann Johannson (Sicario), Ennio Morricone (The Hateful Eight), Thomas Newman (Bridge of Spies) and John Williams (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) awa

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Jimmy Stewart, Laramie and Beyond

Jimmy Stewart, Laramie and Beyond

Posted by Twilight Time on Aug 31st 2015

Happy 60th Anniversary of the premiere of The Man from Laramie, whose Twilight Time Blu-ray celebrates the Anthony Mann/James Stewart classic in all its widescreen CinemaScope glory for the first time

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