In advance of the screening of Penny Serenade (1941) during the TCM Classic Film Festival Hollywood 2023, I sat down with George Stevens, Jr. for a chat about the classic film directed by his father George Stevens and to reminisce about his life in Hollywood and Washington. A champion of the arts and social justice […]
Cinephiles and bibliophiles converge in the new book release from Turner Classic Movies (TCM): But Have You Read The Book? 52 Literary Gems That Inspired Our Favorite Films by Kristen Lopez. In it, author Lopez explores 52 classic movies and the literary works that inspired them. The book’s very title reflects a common discussion among […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
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.
On Saturday, April 23 during the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival, the third Robert Osborne Award will be presented to one of the world’s most respected film critics and historians, Leonard Maltin. The award recognizes an individual who has helped keep the cultural heritage of classic film alive for future generations. “Leonard Maltin continues to […]