Category Archives: TCM Classic Film Festival

TCM Survives Turner Layoffs, Announces New G.M.

After months of speculation in the wake of announced layoffs and buyouts, and a grassroots campaign in support of Turner Classic Movies and its staff, the impact cost-cutting initiatives at Turner Broadcasting will have on TCM is now clear. First, the … Continue reading

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4 World Premiere Restorations Announced for 2015 TCM Film Fest

Turner Classic Movies announced today that passes for the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival  will go on sale to the public on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 12 p.m. (ET). A limited number of passes for event will also be available … Continue reading

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Update #2: 2015 TCM Film Festival Dates Announced

Update! 11/3/14 - TCM announced today that passes will go on sale on Thursday, November 13 (with a 48-hour pre-sale for Citi customers). They also announced the first four films – all world premiere restoration. Details are here. Original article, published … Continue reading

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Update: Big Changes at Turner Broadcasting – Will They Affect TCM?

UPDATE 8/29/14 9 a.m. (ET)  The departures are beginning at Turner, with the announcement that TNT, TBS and TCM programming chief Michael Wright would be leaving the company after a decade. Original Post – 8/27/14 According to Nielsen, the average U.S. … Continue reading

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My TCM Film Fest Family Album

I’m not a big hugger; it’s nothing personal, it’s just not my thing. But I received – and gave – more hugs at the recently completed TCM Classic Film Festival than in any other weekend of my adult life.  So, what gives? … Continue reading

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My Obsessive-Compulsive Guide to the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival

Last updated 4/22/14 7 PM (ET). Updated info in italics  Here’s my favorite thing about the TCM Classic Film Festival, which kicks off on Thursday in Hollywood: there’s no right or wrong way to pick the movies you see. Hold … Continue reading

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Update: TCM to Release Robert Osborne Interviews on DVD

Last updated 4/02/14 4:00 p.m. Updated info at end of post After 20 years as the face of Turner Classic Movies, host Robert Osborne has earned his moment in the spotlight. Beginning on April 7, TCM will launch a new … Continue reading

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