Sep 13

Ben Mankiewicz Interviews Herman Mankiewicz—A What If

Renowned as the greatest movie ever made, Citizen Kane (1941) celebrates its 80th anniversary this month with a special run in theaters Sunday, September 19 and Wednesday, September 22 presented by TCM Big Screen Classics. In advance of the Citizen Kane screening, this week TCM host Ben Mankiewicz offered his perspective on the film that awarded […]

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Aug 30

TCM Club August 2021 Meetings

Our TCM Club met on August 8 to play classic movie-themed Jeopardy! Lexi was our host, having developed the custom Jeopardy game for the club. Topics tested club member knowledge of classic film titles, actors and actresses, movie characters and musical scores. We played several competitive rounds peppered with lively discussion of club members’ favorite […]

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Jul 25

TCM Club Meeting: July 2021

Our TCM Club met on July 11 to play classic film bingo. We played several competitive rounds with game cards focused on classic actors, male and female. Our usual sidebar conversations ensued with club members noting their favorite performers along with calling out their beloved film performances. Next month, we have two meetings on the […]

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Jun 26

Classic Couple Interview – Julie Salamon and Ben Mankiewicz on The Plot Thickens, Season 2: The Devil’s Candy

On June 29, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) releases The Plot Thickens, Season 2: The Devil’s Candy, the second installment of its award-winning podcast. This time TCM host Ben Mankiewicz and author Julie Salamon go behind the scenes of the infamous 1990 film The Bonfire of the Vanities. A best-selling 1987 novel by Tom Wolfe, The […]

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Jun 24

TCM Club Meeting: June 2021

Our TCM Club met on June 13 to discuss six movies that aired on TCM in June. Club member Liz served as guest programmer making the selections and facilitating the member discussion of the following classic movies. Sunday in New York (1964) The Manchurian Candidate (1962) The V.I.P.s (1963) Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) My Favorite […]

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Jun 19

TCM Club Gathering: May 2021

Our TCM Club met in May to discuss all things TCM Classic Film Festival 2021. Everyone was eager to discuss their experience attending the virtual festival programming airing on TCM and HBO Max. Most of us tuned into the opening night showing of West Side Story (1961) and enjoyed the pre-film discussion with stars Rita […]

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May 09

TCMFF Sneak Peek: Debbie Allen Discusses Fame at TCMFF

Fame (1980) airs on TCM during the TCM Classic Film Festival on Sunday, May 9, at 11:45pm ET with an introduction from star Debbie Allen.

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May 08

TCMFF Sneak Peek: Jacqueline Bisset Discusses Bullitt with TCM Host Eddie Muller

Bullitt (1968) will air on TCM on Saturday, May 8, at 5:45pm ET. It will also be available on HBO Max as part of the Essentials collection starting on Thursday, May 6, at 8pm ET and available through the weekend for the TCM Classic Film Festival. 

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May 07

TCMFF Sneak Peek: Jet Jockeys in Love: The Making of Chain Lightning with Craig Barron and Ben Burtt

Chain Lightning (1950) will be on HBO Max starting on Thursday, May 6, beginning at 8pm ET and available through the weekend for the TCM Classic Film Festival. Extras to the film on HBO Max will include Jockeys in Love: The Making of Chain Lightning with Craig Barron and Ben Burtt.

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May 07

TCMFF Sneak Peek: TCMFF’s SF Sketchfest Presents Plan 9 From Outer Space Table Read – Adapted By Dana Gould

The television premiere of this table read of Plan 9 From Outer Space airs on TCM during the TCM Classic Film Festival on Friday, May 7, at 8:00pm ET. Features Maria Bamford, Bobcat Goldthwait, Oscar Nuñez, Laraine Newman, Bob Odenkirk, David Koechner, Janet Varney, Jonah Ray, Paul F. Tompkins, Gary Anthony Williams, Baron Vaughn, Deborah Baker Jr. […]

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