Monthly Archives: September 2015

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As of September 28th, 2015 at 07:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, I do not give Dr. Henry Frankenstein or any entities associated with the Frankenstein family or its consignees permission to use my brain or body parts (internal or external) in … Continue reading

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Classics are Born Again at the 53rd New York Film Festival

Audrey Hepburn kicked off the 53rd edition of the New York Film Festival in style on Friday, as the Film Society of Lincoln Center screened Stanley Donen’s TWO FOR THE ROAD (1967) as part of a day of free classics … Continue reading

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ABC’s “The Muppets” isn’t Perverted, It’s Hilarious

I was all set to hate The Muppets until the conservative Christians stepped in. For months now, Disney – they own this piece of your childhood, too – has been bombarding social media with promotion for ABC’s “reimagining” of The Muppet Show (1976-81), hyping the … Continue reading

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50 Years of “I Dream of Jeannie”

September 18, 1965. Astronaut Tony Nelson pilots the manned space capsule Stardust One on an experimental mission into Earth’s orbit. Technical difficulties force him to crash land on a deserted island in the South Pacific, where he discovers a beautiful girl … Continue reading

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Update #2: TCM Dives into Streaming with Amazon

Updated 1/19/16 -New info in italics The experience of watching classic films on television is about to radically change for the better – but only for some. Turner Classic Movies announced today that they’ll make their popular Watch TCM streaming app available … Continue reading

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Dickie Moore (1925-2015) The Original “Little Rascal”

Dickie Moore, the sweet-faced child actor who gave Shirley Temple her first on-screen kiss in MISS ANNIE ROONEY (1942) and appeared in Hal Roach’s Our Gang comedies (renamed The Little Rascals for television syndication), has died at age 89. Moore acted in more … Continue reading

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Changes at TCM – What they Mean for Classic Film Fans

“We definitely want to create on-ramps for a new generation to enjoy the classics,” newly appointed Turner Classic Movies general manager Jennifer Dorian said at the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival. The first of those ramps is open for business, … Continue reading

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