Oct 20

Voodoo Macbeth: The Play that Changed Everything

Before there was Citizen Kane (1941) there was Voodoo Macbeth, the theater production that brought Orson Welles into the spotlight. Performed in Harlem at the Lafayette Theater as part of the Negro Theatre Unit in New York, Voodoo Macbeth gave Welles the opportunity to direct Shakespeare’s Macbeth with an all-Black cast. Reimagined in a Haitian setting, Voodoo Macbeth […]

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Oct 10

TCM Documentary: High Noon on the Waterfront

In October 2022, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) explores the 75th anniversary of the Hollywood Blacklist and its impact on classic movies. Included in the programming, TCM airs the TCM Original Documentary High Noon on the Waterfront (2022), highlighting Carl Foreman screenwriter for High Noon (1952) and Elia Kazan director of On the Waterfront (1954). TCM primetime programming on Thursday, October 13, […]

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Sep 22

The Idea of America: TCM September 23 Guest Hosts

This September, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) shines a light on The Idea of America, highlighting immigrants’ perceptions of The United States of America and what it means to be American, through the lens of the American movies they watched when they were young. Nine immigrants join TCM Primetime Host Ben Mankiewicz to discuss the movies that shaped their idea of the […]

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Sep 18

Exclusive Interview: VIVA HOLLYWOOD Author Luis I. Reyes

The latest book from renowned film historian, journalist and publicist Luis I. Reyes provides a comprehensive view of the stars, films, achievements, and influence of the Hispanic and Latino community in Hollywood history. VIVA HOLLYWOOD: The Legacy of Latin and Hispanic Artists in American Film (Turner Classic Movies (TCM)/ Running Press) highlights Latinx artists and […]

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Sep 17

Oprah Winfrey and Sidney Poitier’s Daughters Discuss New Documentary Sidney

Sidney, the new documentary about the life and career of legendary Hollywood actor Sidney Poitier, had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. On Sunday, September 11, 2022, broadcast journalist Gayle King hosted a panel discussion after the film screening for a packed house at the Royal Alexandra Theatre. Classic Couple was there […]

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Sep 15

The Idea of America: TCM September 16 Guest Hosts

This September, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) shines a light on The Idea of America, highlighting immigrants’ perceptions of The United States of America and what it means to be American, through the lens of the American movies they watched when they were young. Nine immigrants join TCM Primetime Host Ben Mankiewicz to discuss the movies […]

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Sep 13

Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues: Perspectives from Filmmaker Sacha Jenkins

Louis Armstrong’s Black & Blues, the documentary film from director Sacha Jenkins, made its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, September 18, 18, 2022. Louis Armstrong kept meticulous records of his own life, including audio diaries that reveal the personal side of a public entertainer. Filmmaker Sacha Jenkins combines those archival recordings with […]

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Sep 08

The Idea of America: TCM September 9 Guest Hosts

This September, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) shines a light on The Idea of America, highlighting immigrants’ perceptions of The United States of America and what it means to be American, through the lens of the American movies they watched when they were young. Nine immigrants join TCM Primetime Host Ben Mankiewicz to discuss the movies […]

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Aug 26

HollyShorts 2022 Recap

We were thrilled to cover HollyShorts Film Festival 2022 as credentialed media. We’re big advocates of short film and the opportunities this art form provides for unique, impactful storytelling. We encourage classic film fans in particular to seek out short film as a very accessible way to explore what’s happening in filmmaking today. In six minutes […]

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Aug 07

HollyShorts Film Festival 2022

Classic Couple is thrilled to be covering the HollyShorts Film Festival 2022 as credentialed media. Taking place in-person between August 11-20, 2022 at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres in Los Angeles, California, this is the 18th year of the annual Academy Awards® Qualifying festival. HollyShorts (HSFF) brings together film industry leaders in celebration of the short […]

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