2019 TCM Big Screen Classics Schedule

The 2019 TCM Big Screen Classics schedule has been released, and it’s going to be an epic year! Here’s the line up, chock full of anniversary showings: January 2019 The Wizard of Oz (1939) – 80th Anniversary from Warner Bros. Sunday, January 27 – 2:00 and 5:00 p.m. local timeTuesday, January 29 – 7:00 p.m. local timeWednesday, January 30 – 7:00 p.m. local time February 2019 My Fair…

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Chaplin’s Great Speech

Recently I tuned into TCM and caught the last half of The Great Dictator (1941). It has been some time since I saw the film, and I was mesmerized, as I always am, by Charlie Chaplin. There are wonderful echoes of the Little Tramp in Chaplin’s portrayal of the Jewish barber and his physical comedy,…

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Quotes to Die Hard For

On November 11, I plan to see the TCM Big Screen Classics 30th anniversary showing of Die Hard (1988). As a ramp-up, below are some of my favorite quotes from Alan Rickman’s iconic portrayal of Hans Gruber, a movie villain I admittedly love more than loathe. “When they touch down, we’ll blow the roof, they’ll…

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