Category Archives: TCM

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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TCM Launches Multi-Year Focus on Female Filmmakers

If you love old movies you love strong women. From the plucky heroines of silent film, to the dangerous dames of Pre-Code and Noir, to the liberated women of the New Hollywood of the 1960s and ’70s, classic film has no … Continue reading

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Shining a Light on TCM’s Summer of Darkness

Summer is the time when Hollywood studios roll out bright and shiny CGI action flicks designed to appeal to every member of the family – here, and around the globe. But for classic film fans, this summer is all about … Continue reading

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TCM Makes Summer School Cool w/ Free Film Noir Course

For a generation of fans old and new, Turner Classic Movies has been like film school without the student loans. Now, more than two decades after the channel’s launch, you can remove like from that sentence. On June 1, TCM will … Continue reading

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Cora Sue Who? The 1930s Child Star You Don’t Know – But Should

Even if you love old movies, there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of Cora Sue Collins. And that’s a shame, because the 87-year-old former child star is a living history of classic Hollywood. Collins acted in nearly 50 films between 1932 … Continue reading

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