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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Apr 26

TCM Host Jacqueline Stewart and Icon Pam Grier: A Study in Photos

Iconic actress Pam Grier brought the house down during the TCM Classic Film Festival screening of Coffy (1973). Pay close attention to TCM host Jacqueline Stewart’s reactions as Pam Grier brings it all to the TCMFF crowd!

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Apr 26

TCMFF 2022 Photo Diary: Day 4 Sunday, April 24

Last day at TCMFF. Breakfast fuel including plenty of cawfee and bacon for the only true meal of the day. High Noon screening. Reunions with past TCM Classic Film Festival friends, making new classic film pals and catching up with TCM Club members. Pam Grier bringing the house down at Coffy. Quick closing party run […]

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Apr 24

Red Carpet Recap: TCM Classic Film Festival 2022

Photos from the red carpet for the 40th Anniversary Screening of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) at the TCL Chinese Theatre during Opening Night of the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival. Photos by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM and Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for TCM.

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Apr 24

TCMFF 2022 Photo Diary: Day 3 Saturday, April 23

Big media focus day for Classic Couple. Classic Couple exclusive morning interview with George Stevens, Jr. (story to come). Attended George’s book signing, making friends in line. Chats with Ben Mankiewicz and Eddie Muller. Roundtable interview with Leonard Maltin. Leonard Maltin Robert Osborne Award event. Diner (1982) to wrap out the night.

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Apr 23

Classic Couple Conversation with Author and TCM Host Alicia Malone On Her New Book: Girls on Film

Alicia Malone is a host on Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and the host of TCM Imports, showcasing cinematic treasures from around the world each Sunday. Moreover, Alicia Malone is an authority on classic, independent, and foreign films, and is passionate about supporting women in film. As an author, Malone’s first two books – Backwards and […]

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