Jan 07

Exclusive Interview: Eddie Muller on True Crime

On Monday night, January 9, 2023, TCM programming focuses on True Crime. TCM host Eddie Muller will be joined by journalist and newscaster Paula Zahn for the special prime-time programming. Paula Zahn brings to the discussion her work on On the Case With Paula Zahn an American documentary and news program broadcast on Investigation Discovery […]

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Jan 02

2023 Classic Couple Movie Challenge

52 classic movies in 52 weeks? Count us in! In 2023 we’re diving into a list of classic movies curated by none other than the great American director, writer, actor, producer, critic, and film historian Peter Bogdanovich. In his 1999 book Peter Bogdanovich’s Movie of the Week: 52 Classic Films for One Full Year, he […]

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Jul 30

Eight Leading Men with Deborah Nadoolman Landis

Hollywood costume designer Deborah Nadoolman Landis has worked with some of the most famous actors and entertainers, creating for them iconic looks known the world over. She graciously agreed to play a game where I gave her the name of a performer she costumed, and she gave me the first thing that came to mind. […]

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Jul 10

Hollywood Legends: TCM and Julien’s Auctions

Julien’s Auctions and TCM present the auction “Hollywood Legends” taking place over five days in Summer 2022: Friday, July 15, Saturday, July 16, Sunday, July 17 and Monday, July 18 in Beverly Hills and live online at www.julienslive.com. Featuring over 1,400 of Hollywood’s most iconic pieces from the Golden Age of Hollywood to contemporary film […]

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Jun 11

Must-Watch Short Film — Nicholas Brothers: Stormy Weather

Every fan of dance in classic film is familiar with Fayard and Harold Nicholas and the Nicholas Brothers act. Between the 1930s and 1950s the Nicholas Brothers appeared in 30 films, mostly as a specialty act. Considered the greatest tap dancers of their day, it not all time, their performance to Cab Calloway and His […]

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Apr 30

Starstruck with Leonard Maltin

During the recent 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival, Classic Couple sat down with movie critic and film historian Leonard Maltin and his daughter and business partner Jessie Maltin. We asked the father-daughter duo about Leonard’s newest book, Starstruck: My Unlikely Road to Hollywood. Our chat follows. Classic Couple: How is Starstruck a love story? Leonard […]

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Apr 20

TCM Announces The Plot Thickens Season Four: Spotlight on Iconic Actress Pam Grier

Premiering Fall 2022: Trailblazing actress Pam Grier shares her remarkable life story with Turner Classic Movies’ (TCM) host Ben Mankiewicz in season four of the award-winning TCM podcast The Plot Thickens. “The word ‘iconic’ is overused in this industry, but Pam has been a true revolutionary regarding the depiction of Black women in Hollywood,” said […]

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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 18

Tidbits: Steel Magnolias (1989)

Most fans of Steel Magnolias (1989) likely cannot imagine anyone else in the iconic principal roles in the film: in order of billing Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Darryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts. Among these six women, four are Oscar winners: Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts and one […]

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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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