Jun 12

Hollywood Dads: Through Their Children’s Eyes

In this curated book collection, the grown children of some of Hollywood’s most famous actors share their childhood experiences, giving us a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Hollywood dads. CLASSIC COUPLE RECOMMENDATION: My Place in the Sun: Life in the Golden Age of Hollywood and Washington by George Stevens, Jr. In Search of My Father: A Portrait of […]

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Jun 01

TCM Club May 2022 Meeting

Our TCM Club met on May 22 to share stories from members who attended the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival. Liz and Kim shared their favorite experiences as “new to the festival” attendees. Kami shared some of her best encounters from attending the festival on a media pass. And I rounded out the conversation with […]

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Apr 03

How TCM Helped Me Recover from a Stroke

On April 6, 2017, we were scheduled to be at the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival. It would have been our fifth TCMFF, and we were beyond excited to fly to LA. On April 3rd, life had other plans for us. The Monday before the festival, as I was headed into work as an IT […]

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Mar 28

TCM Club March 2022 Meeting

Our TCM Club met on March 20 to discuss films that aired on TCM in February. Club guest programmer Liz selected a variety of romances from the 1940s. Her movie picks included: A Guy Named Joe (1943)Night Song (1947)Waterloo Bridge (1940)Brief Encounter (1945)The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)Pride and Prejudice (1940) Liz took the club […]

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Oct 23

Guest Blog: Horror Movie Picks from a Long-Time Fan

I’m Dan Fox, long-time member of the Raleigh TCM Club, life-long classic movie fan of all genres, obsessive physical media movie collector—starting with laser discs and now into my 4K Blu-ray phase—and original movie lobby card collector. I mostly grew up in Augusta, Georgia, where, I suppose, like in most other towns in the mid-1950s […]

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May 09

TCMFF Sneak Peek: Debbie Allen Discusses Fame at TCMFF

Fame (1980) airs on TCM during the TCM Classic Film Festival on Sunday, May 9, at 11:45pm ET with an introduction from star Debbie Allen.

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May 08

TCMFF Sneak Peek: Jacqueline Bisset Discusses Bullitt with TCM Host Eddie Muller

Bullitt (1968) will air on TCM on Saturday, May 8, at 5:45pm ET. It will also be available on HBO Max as part of the Essentials collection starting on Thursday, May 6, at 8pm ET and available through the weekend for the TCM Classic Film Festival. 

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May 07

TCMFF Sneak Peek: Jet Jockeys in Love: The Making of Chain Lightning with Craig Barron and Ben Burtt

Chain Lightning (1950) will be on HBO Max starting on Thursday, May 6, beginning at 8pm ET and available through the weekend for the TCM Classic Film Festival. Extras to the film on HBO Max will include Jockeys in Love: The Making of Chain Lightning with Craig Barron and Ben Burtt.

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May 07

TCMFF Sneak Peek: TCMFF’s SF Sketchfest Presents Plan 9 From Outer Space Table Read – Adapted By Dana Gould

The television premiere of this table read of Plan 9 From Outer Space airs on TCM during the TCM Classic Film Festival on Friday, May 7, at 8:00pm ET. Features Maria Bamford, Bobcat Goldthwait, Oscar Nuñez, Laraine Newman, Bob Odenkirk, David Koechner, Janet Varney, Jonah Ray, Paul F. Tompkins, Gary Anthony Williams, Baron Vaughn, Deborah Baker Jr. […]

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May 06

TCMFF Sneak Peek: Charles Burnett and Billy Woodberry Discuss the L.A. Rebellion

This collection will be on HBO Max starting on Thursday, May 6, beginning at 8pm ET and available through the weekend for the TCM Classic Film Festival. This late 1960s-early 1990s independent film movement was founded by Black film students at UCLA, including Charles Burnett, Julie Dash and Billy Woodberry and features influences by African […]

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