Category Archives: Streaming

TCM + Criterion Partner for FilmStruck Streaming Service

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans,” John Lennon wrote in “Beautiful Boy.” And FilmStruck, a just-announced subscription video-on-demand service from TCM, is what happens to Old Movie Weirdos while we’re waiting for the option to subscribe … Continue reading

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Update: Classic Horror + Sci-Fi Films Streaming Free on Comet TV

Updated 3/9/16 -New info in italics. You may not know what a digital sub-channel is, but, if you enjoy classic movies and TV shows, there’s a good chance you’ve watched one. More than two dozen nostalgia-themed TV networks have debuted since 2009, when … Continue reading

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THE PHANTOM SPEAKS (1945) from the Paramount Vault – And I Obey

The more classic films I watch, the more affection I develop for B movies. These low budget “programmers” from the 1930s, ’40s and ’50s are often faster-paced, rougher, and more creatively daring than their better-known contemporaries. But many are forgotten today, … Continue reading

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Rarely Seen Films from Republic Pictures – Now Streaming!

If you love old movies you probably have shelves filled with favorites in every physical media format ever invented. But for every one beloved film in your personal collection, there are hundreds of other undiscovered gems languishing in studio vaults. These … Continue reading

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Update: New Year, New Way to Watch TCM

Updated 1/19/16 -New info in italics. Turner made lots of announcements this week at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena. Sadly, one piece of news TCM viewers have been waiting for – an option to subscribe directly, without committing to … Continue reading

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Why I Won’t Be Watching SyFy’s Twilight Zone Marathon This New Year

As the calendar turns each December, SyFy interrupts its regular schedule of supernatural dramas, paranormal reality shows, and SHARKNADO sequels for a marathon visit to the middle ground between light and shadow: The Twilight Zone For many of us, a … Continue reading

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“Monty Python” + “The Kids in the Hall” Headed to NBC’s New Streaming Service

Just when I thought I’d subscribed to every streaming service known to man, along comes something…completely different. Today, NBCUniversal unveiled SeeSo, a subscription video on demand “channel” devoted entirely to comedy programming. The commercial-free, $3.99 per-month service launches in January on the web, mobile platforms, and TVs … Continue reading

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