Category Archives: TCM

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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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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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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San Diego Movie House Launches 24-Hour Noir-A-Thon Fundraising Campaign

Film noir usually spins tales of extreme behavior in the service of vice. Today in San Diego, two film buffs will push themselves to the limit to use the genre for something virtuous. Beginning at the noirish hour of 3:00 … Continue reading

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TCM Without Cable or Satellite on Sling TV

In the last three years, a single search term has brought more people to this blog than any other: “How can I watch TCM without cable?” And the answer has always been the same: you can’t. Now you can. DISH Network’s Sling … Continue reading

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