Category Archives: TCM Classic Film Festival

Big Changes at Turner Broadcasting – Will They Affect TCM?

According to Nielsen, the average U.S. household receives 189 TV channels, but regularly watches only 17 of them. If you’re an Old Movie Weirdo, however, that number may be closer to one: Turner Classic Movies. TCM is the only U.S. TV channel airing … 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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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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