Category Archives: TCM Classic Film Festival

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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UPDATE #2: Who Owns That Movie: An Analysis of New Restorations at TCM Film Fest

(UPDATES are indicated in italics. Last update 1/29/14) Turner Classic Movies has revealed four high-profile films and the first announced guest for the upcoming TCM Classic Film Festival, set for April 10-13, 2014. Eighty-year-old composer/producer Quincy Jones will be honored at … Continue reading

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UPDATE: 3-D WIZARD OF OZ, GONE WITH THE WIND to Headline 2014 TCM Film Fest

Robert Osborne is off to see the Wizard, with a stop at Tara along the way. Turner Classic Movies has announced the first three titles for the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival, scheduled for April 10 through 13 in Hollywood: … Continue reading

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2014 TCM Film Festival Promo Posted

The TCM Classic Film Festival may be more than half a year away, but the promotion is already in full swing. Today, Turner Classic Movies posted the first promo for the fifth annual event, scheduled to kick off on April … Continue reading

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UPDATE #6: 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival Dates Announced

(UPDATES are indicated in italics. Last update 1/11/14) Turner Classic Movies turns 20 next April. And they want you to party like it’s 1939. Today, the network announced the dates for the 2014 edition of the TCM Classic Film Festival, the … Continue reading

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UPDATE #2: TCM’s “Ultimate Fan” Contest – And How You Can Win It

(UPDATES are indicated in italics.) Amateur singing competitions are the hottest thing on TV. But what about an amateur classic film hosting competition – sort of like an American Idol for movie buffs – with the winner earning a once-in-a-lifetime co-hosting … Continue reading

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TCM Takes Manhattan with First-Ever “Classic Film Tour”

East Coast classic film fans rejoice! After four years of star-studded festivals in Hollywood and two (soon to be three) cinematic voyages on the high seas, Turner Classic Movies is finally bringing film fans together in New York City. On … Continue reading

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Update #3: 10 Things I Learned at the TCM Classic Film Festival

One of my favorite things about the annual TCM Classic Film Festival is meeting and interacting with the talented people who bring the channel to life. In addition to impromptu chats at screenings and during communal gatherings at the Roosevelt … Continue reading

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