Category Archives: TCM

Update #2: TCM + Criterion’s FilmStruck Launches Oct 19

Updated 10/18/16 – New info in italics. Streaming video was supposed to be the great equalizer. With a century’s worth of movies from all genres available on-demand – without the programing or advertising constraints of a linear TV channel  – fans … Continue reading

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TCM Names “Ultimate Fan” as On-Air Host

It’s a story right out of the movies: plucky newcomer dances her way from the chorus to center stage. And where else but TCM would a classic movie dream like that become a reality? Turner Classic Movies announced today that Tiffany Vazquez, the … Continue reading

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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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Film Censorship in Focus – This Month on TCM

I’ll never forget the day our pastor Fr. Tunney told my mom I shouldn’t watch The Benny Hill Show. For a newly minted adolescent in the pre-cable Dark Ages of 1980, this was an unconscionable attack on my God-given right … 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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Detroit Indie Movie House Launches Fundraising Campaign to Bring Classics to the Big Screen

When classic film lovers gather, the conversation often turns to one question: what movies would I play if I ran my own theater? For Paula and Tim Guthat, those fantasies became a life-changing reality in 2013 when they founded Cinema Detroit, … 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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