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For Classic Film Fans, Death is a Way of Life

“This is really the closest thing you get to news in your world,” my girlfriend’s brother said to me the day Christopher Lee’s death was announced. The passing of a 93-year-old is never a surprise; still, Thursday was a somber day … 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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Update: TCM Takes First Step to Cutting the Cable Cord

Updated 7/16/15 – new info in italics It’s the news classic film fans have been waiting for: you can now watch Turner Classic Movies without cable or satellite.  Sort of. On Wednesday, Sony launched PlayStation Vue, an Internet-delivered, subscription television service … Continue reading

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Sophia Loren to Appear at 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival

Sometime in the early 1980s, my mom brought home a new perfume. “What’s ‘So-peeya’?” my sister Missy asked, adorably mispronouncing the name inscribed on the fancy glass bottle. “It’s Sophia,” my mother corrected. “It’s a perfume named after a beautiful movie actress. … Continue reading

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TCM Introduces Jennifer Dorian as New GM, Seeks to “Grow”

To paraphrase THE WIZARD OF OZ, Turner Classic Movies has two new women behind the curtain, and they’re not to be ignored. Variety and Deadline Hollywood reported today that Jennifer Dorian has been named general manager of TCM, a development I first reported … Continue reading

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UPDATE: “Lost” Bill Murray Film Resurfaces on TCM

UPDATE 1/7/15 –  If you missed the tweet-along to NOTHING LASTS FOREVER (1984) w/ special guest Zach Galligan, you can read highlights here. Original Post – 1/6/15 Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd appeared in two sci-fi action comedies in 1984 – one … Continue reading

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