May 06

TCMFF Sneak Peek: Martin Scorsese Discusses Goodfellas

Goodfellas (1990) is available on HBO Max starting on Thursday, May 6, beginning at 5pm PT and available through the weekend for the TCM Classic Film Festival, featuring a conversation with director Martin Scorsese.

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May 06

TCMFF Sneak Peek: Lisa Rinna Discusses A Star is Born (1954)

A Star is Born (1954) is available on HBO Max starting on Thursday, May 6, beginning at 8pm ET and available through the weekend for the TCM Classic Film Festival, featuring a conversation with actress and entrepreneur Lisa Rinna.

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Jan 01

2021 TCM Big Screen Classics

The TCM Big Screen Classics – Fathom Events Schedule for 2021 follows. Details for the first three films are available. Excited to revisit these classic movies in the year ahead. The Maltese Falcon 80th Anniversary(1941) – from Warner Bros.Sunday, January 24, and Wednesday, January 27 Boyz n the Hood 30th Anniversary (1991) – from Columbia […]

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Dec 01

12 Holiday Gifts for Film Lovers

Gift ideas from the Classic Couple, suitable for classic movie fans. Movies Are Magic: A Kid’s History of the Moving Image From the Dawn of Time to About 1939 Paperback – November 28, 2018 Illustrated history of classic movies written for the young and young at heart. Kurt Adler Glass Hollywood Sign Ornament, 5-Inch High-quality […]

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Nov 30

50 Classic Christmas Movies

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Time to watch classic Christmas movies. Grab a cup of cocoa and make your selection from one of 50 films below. Happy Holidays from the Classic Couple! It Happened on 5th Avenue (1947) Holiday Affair (1949) Christmas in Connecticut (1945) Babes in Toyland (1934) A Christmas Carol […]

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May 26

Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Newest Members!

Extending a warm welcome to the newest members of the Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Chapter: Kathleen, Elizabeth, Karen, Pam, LeRoy, Leslie, Candice, Daniel, Xavier, Sandra, Shelby, and Al. 12 new members since February 2019.

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May 01

Tidbits: True Grit

On April 7, 1970, the legendary actor John Wayne won his first and only Academy Award, for his performance in director Henry Hathway’s Western True Grit. Wayne appeared in nearly 250 movies in his career, with this being his only Oscar win. Wayne earned the Oscar for playing Rooster Cogburn, despite an abundance of conflict […]

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Apr 08

Tidbits: Ben-Hur

As the Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Chapter prepares to see the 60th Anniversary TCM Big Screen Classics presentation of Ben-Hur, I looked for some tidbits related to how the epic film came together. The visual magnificence and thundering action of this historic drama made it a record-setting winner of eleven Academy Awards, including Best Picture and […]

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Mar 20

Tidbits: To Kill a Mockingbird

Preparing to see the TCM Big Screen Classics presentation of To Kill a Mockingbird, I read a lot of sources about the behind-the-scenes interactions between the actors. The tidbits that stood out to me were all about the relationships formed, many that lasted a lifetime. Characters from Real Life: The character Dill in the movie […]

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Feb 24

Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot New Members!

Extending a warm welcome to the newest members of the Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Chapter: John, Scott, Tina, Jane, Cathy, Jake, Gloria, Linda, Lydia, Suzanne, Sheila, Karen, Diana, Amanda and Alexandria. 15 new members since the beginning of 2019.

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