Jun 18

Tribeca 2022 Retrospective Screening: Heat (1995)

On Friday, June 17, 2022, Tribeca 2022 held a retrospective screening of crime drama Heat (1995). The film in which Robert DeNiro plays a master criminal pursued by an obsessive Los Angeles detective played by Al Pacino was written and directed by Michael Mann and produced by Art Linson. Classic Couple attended the screening at […]

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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 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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Jun 10

Must-Watch Documentary: The Wild One

If you’re not familiar with Jack Garfein, you need to be. Documentary film The Wild One (2022) recounts the story of Jack Garfein’s life as Holocaust survivor, filmmaker and legendary acting coach. Jack was perhaps “the only person in history to stand face-to-face with both James Dean and Josef Mengele.” In The Wild One he […]

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Jun 07

Tribeca Festival 2022

It all starts tomorrow! The Tribeca Festival runs from June 8-10, 2022 The complete entertainment experience includes a full roster of films, talks, retrospective screenings audio storytelling, games, immersive experiences and outdoor events. In addition, a robust Tribeca At Home option is available for those who can’t make it to New York City for the […]

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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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May 16

Classic Couple Exclusive: Interview with George Stevens, Jr.

George Stevens, Jr. is many things. He is a steward of American cinema and cultural history. He is a director, writer, producer, and playwright. He is the founder of the American Film Institute and creator of the AFI Life Achievement Award and the Kennedy Center Honors. He is an advocate for social justice and civil rights, […]

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May 06

Reflections on My TCM Classic Film Festival Debut

Guest post by Kim Andrews, TCM Club Member and ClassicCoupleAcademy.com Instructional Designer When I stood up to stretch my aching knee, Lily Tomlin made eye contact with me and subtly smiled. Then, she turned her head and continued speaking. I was part of the exclusive audience to see her put her hand and footprints into […]

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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 30

TCM Club April 2022 Meeting

After over two years apart, our TCM Club met in person on Sunday, April 10. Fourteen club members gathered to catch up on “all the things” on a beautiful, cool spring day. Afterwards, several of us went to see the TCM Big Screen Classics 70th anniversary screening of Singin’ in the Rain (1952). Simply a […]

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