Apr 21

Pam Grier!

Iconic actress Pam Grier made a surprise visit to the TCM Classic Film Festival media reception on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Joining TCM General Manager Pola Changnon on stage, Grier immediately sang the praises of TCM. “I just wanted to thank you, because there are so many incredible films that are classic. Sometimes they change […]

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Apr 21

TCMFF 2022 Picks & Plans: Bruce Goldstein

Classic Couple recently asked founder and co-president of Rialto Pictures and Director of Repertory Programming at New York’s Film Forum cinema Bruce Goldstein what he’s most looking forward to during the TCM Classic Film Festival April 21-24, 2022. Film Forum is the nation’s flagship for classic movie restorations with Bruce personally creating over 400 film […]

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Apr 21

TCMFF 2022 Picks & Plans: TCM Host Alicia Malone

Classic Couple recently asked TCM host Alicia Malone what she’s most looking forward to during the TCM Classic Film Festival April 21-24, 2022. Here are Alicia’s TCMFF picks and plans. Classic Couple: What films/events are you personally looking forward to experiencing at the 2022 TCM Film Festival and why? Alicia Malone: Overall, I’m just beside myself that […]

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Apr 21

TCMFF 2022 Photo Diary: Pre-Festival Wednesday, April 20

How to pre-festival. Go to the Academy Museum. Take lots of pictures; soak in the exhibits. Have lunch with your TCM Club members who are also attending TCMFF. Get your TCMFF passes and swag. Hang about Hollywood. Meet up with your friends again for dinner. Call it a great day!

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Apr 20

TCM Announces The Plot Thickens Season Four: Spotlight on Iconic Actress Pam Grier

Premiering Fall 2022: Trailblazing actress Pam Grier shares her remarkable life story with Turner Classic Movies’ (TCM) host Ben Mankiewicz in season four of the award-winning TCM podcast The Plot Thickens. “The word ‘iconic’ is overused in this industry, but Pam has been a true revolutionary regarding the depiction of Black women in Hollywood,” said […]

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Apr 20

TCMFF 2022 Picks & Plans: Cari Beauchamp

Classic Couple asked award-winning film historian and author Cari Beauchamp what she’s most looking forward to during the TCM Classic Film Festival April 21-24, 2022. A prolific writer, Cari has authored six books on film history including Without Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood and is an Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker. […]

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Apr 19

TCMFF 2022 Picks & Plans: TCM Host Eddie Muller

Classic Couple recently asked TCM host Eddie Muller what he’s most looking forward to during the TCM Classic Film Festival April 21-24, 2022. Here are Eddie’s TCMFF picks and plans. Classic Couple: What films/events are you personally looking forward to experiencing at the 2022 TCM Film Festival and why? Eddie Muller: Looks like I’ll be very busy […]

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Apr 19

TCMFF 2022 Picks & Plans: TCM Host Dave Karger

Classic Couple recently asked TCM host Dave Karger what he’s most looking forward to during the TCM Classic Film Festival April 21-24, 2022. Here are Dave’s TCMFF picks and plans. Classic Couple: What films/events are you personally looking forward to experiencing at the 2022 TCM Film Festival and why? Dave Karger: First and foremost, I’m so happy […]

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Apr 16

TCMFF Picks & Plans: TCM Club Members

Thrilled to share that six members of our TCM Club are attending the TCM Classic Film Festival (TCMFF) April 21-14, 2022. With spouses as plus-ones, our group numbers eight. We’re looking forward to making new memories with long-time good friends at the festival. A couple of club members have sorted out their must-see films and […]

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Apr 03

How TCM Helped Me Recover from a Stroke

On April 6, 2017, we were scheduled to be at the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival. It would have been our fifth TCMFF, and we were beyond excited to fly to LA. On April 3rd, life had other plans for us. The Monday before the festival, as I was headed into work as an IT […]

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