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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: Roll ‘em! TCM’s Bus Tour Goes Hollywood

Last updated 3/02/14 4:00 p.m.  Turner Classic Movies is celebrating its 20th birthday, but the viewers are getting the presents. The network announced today the launch of the TCM Movie Locations Tour: Los Angeles, a three-hour bus trip “through movie … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Stretched

This is a story about good news and bad news. It’s also a tale of one man’s obsession with film and television aspect ratios, and why you should be too (if not obsessed at least aware). We’ll start with the Bad … Continue reading

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Update #11: Spend a Night in CASABLANCA with TCM on March 4

UPDATE 3/03/14 7:00 p.m. TCM announced on Twitter that private, pre-screening receptions would be held for fans in Chicago, Seattle & Philadelphia. Reply to their tweet for a chance to be selected! Original Post – 2/18/14 4:03 p.m. (ET) Turner Classic … Continue reading

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UPDATE #2: You Pick the Cities for TCM’s Nationwide Screenings of CASABLANCA

UPDATE 2/18/14 3:00 PM (ET) The winning cities have been announced. Read more about it here. UPDATE 2/12/14 11:30 PM (ET) Voting has closed. Check back on Tuesday, February 18 for the announcement of the winning cities. Original Post – 1/27/14  … Continue reading

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The Maltese Falcon Sells for $3.5 Million at TCM Auction

“This is genuine coin of the realm,” Kasper Gutman (Sydney Greenstreet) says to Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) while haggling over the value of the Maltese Falcon in the 1941 film of the same name. He wasn’t kidding. Today at Bonhams … Continue reading

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I Found the Maltese Falcon

It’s “the stuff that dreams are made of,” Sam Spade (Humphrey Bogart) famously says of the elusive, titular statuette in John Huston’s THE MALTESE FALCON. Although none of the larcenous lead characters in the 1941 adaptation of Dashiell Hammett’s novel … Continue reading

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Robert Osborne Likes Ryan Gosling – Seth MacFarlane, Not So Much

In New York City we call a guy like Robert Osborne a mensch. “When people meet me they’re most interested in telling me something about them and their movie experience,” the TCM host told Leonard Lopate on WNYC radio today. … Continue reading

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UPDATE #5: I Want My TCM Streaming App!

UPDATE 3/1/14 7 PM (ET) TCM has announced that the Watch TCM app is now available for Kindle. You can download it at Amazon. UPDATE 2/12/14 11:30 PM (ET) CNBC’s David Faber is reporting that Comcast has reached a deal … Continue reading

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UPDATE: TCM Blackout Ends for Viewers in 19 States

The chilly days of late October just got a little brighter for classic film fans. Arizona-based Cable ONE, the nation’s tenth largest cable provider, announced last night that they had reached an agreement with Turner Broadcasting to restore TCM to … Continue reading

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