Monthly Archives: August 2015

Dates Announced for 2016 TCM Classic Film Festival + 5 Ways to Keep it Fresh

In Billy Wilder’s 1955 comedy THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH, a man begins to lose interest in his spouse of seven years and seeks out greener romantic pastures – in the (shapely) form of Marilyn Monroe. Turner Classic Movies hopes film buffs … Continue reading

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That Time I Met Batgirl

“You were my first crush,” I said to Yvonne Craig, dispensing with the small talk. It was September of 2006 and Craig was appearing at an event in New York City celebrating the fortieth anniversary of Batman, the TV series that … Continue reading

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One Last Gasp for #NoirSummer

What did you do this summer? I saw a bunch of people get killed. Thanks to Turner Classic Movies’ nine-week Summer of Darkness series, I spent June and July with duplicitous dames, menacing mugs and the movie buffs that love … Continue reading

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Here’s Johnny! Carson Returns to Late Night TV

From 1962 until his retirement in 1992, Johnny Carson ruled late night with wit, charm, and a feathered turban. He wasn’t the first host of NBC’s The Tonight Show, nor the last, but he’s considered by just about everyone to be the … Continue reading

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