Monthly Archives: October 2013


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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Screening Report: THE CAT AND THE CANARY (1927) at Nitehawk Cinema

There were no electric guitars or digital loop stations in the 1920s. But that didn’t stop musicians Clifton Hyde and Zach Eichenhorn from using them to accompany a 1927 horror film at Nitehawk Cinema in Brooklyn yesterday. “I have no … 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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Happy Death Day, Vincent Price!

Twenty years ago today, Vincent Price departed the world of mortal men for the House on Haunted Hill in the sky. Sadly, unlike Dr. Anton Phibes or other of his memorable cinematic creations, the beloved actor has not returned for … Continue reading

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Half-Time at “The Complete Howard Hawks”

I had to wear a sweater today, and I’m not happy about it. But, just like a loyal friend who cheers you up when you’re feelin’ blue, the Museum of the Moving Image is extending my warm weather moviegoing mania … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Lives Again with Warner Archive

I know I’m in the right room when an audience cheers for Space Ghost. That’s what happened on Saturday at New York Comic Con, when Warner Archive podcasters Matt Patterson and D.W. Ferranti joined comic book writer Danny Fingeroth and … Continue reading

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One Last Trip to “The Booth”

“I often come up here and talk and introduce films, and I think I’m kind of running things, but we know that the person who really ran things here was back in the booth,” Museum of the Moving Image curator … Continue reading

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