Ben-Hur: An Epic Movie Worth Its Epic Reputation

Special Guest Blog By Caroline Lappetito, Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Chapter Member Ben-Hur! From the opening credits you are smacked right between the eyes and you know you are going to see something very, very special. The booming, soaring musical score, the iconic Sistine Chapel painting of Michelangelo’s God creating Man upon which the credits roll,…

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Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Chapter Spring Social

Yesterday the Raleigh/Cary TCM Backlot Chapter had its Spring Social. Ten chapter members gathered for for coffee and conversation about our mutual love of classic movies. We debated the definition of horror – monster movies, slasher flicks, and psychological thrillers all fair game. Member favorites included Nosferatu, The Night of the Hunter, The Exorcist, Gargoyles,…

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