Sep 03

TCMC August Gathering: Classic Movie Team Trivia

Our TCM Club got together on Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Vic’s Italian for pizza and pasta and a fierce classic movie team trivia contest. The competition was on as four teams of classic movie fans battled it out to take home the bragging rights as the winning team. One team emerged victorious after racking […]

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Jul 31

TCM Club July 2022 Meeting

Our TCM Club met on July 17, 2022 prior to the TCM Big Screen Classics 50th anniversary screening of Cabaret. We met at Panera Bread in Cary, NC for a few hours to play a Classic Couple custom version of “Classic Movies – This or That,” along with a general discussion of classic films. Everyone had […]

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May 06

Reflections on My TCM Classic Film Festival Debut

Guest post by Kim Andrews, TCM Club Member and 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

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

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

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 22

TCMFF 2022 Photo Diary: Festival Day 1 Thursday, April 21

Day one happenings at TCM Classic Film Festival 2022. Stocked up the bookshelf with a trip to Larry Edmonds Bookshop. Met up with our TCM Club members for So You Think You Know Movies. Our Triangle Movie Titans team fared pretty well. Felt like a win to us! Met up with Kim and Steve before […]

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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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Mar 28

TCM Club March 2022 Meeting

Our TCM Club met on March 20 to discuss films that aired on TCM in February. Club guest programmer Liz selected a variety of romances from the 1940s. Her movie picks included: A Guy Named Joe (1943)Night Song (1947)Waterloo Bridge (1940)Brief Encounter (1945)The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)Pride and Prejudice (1940) Liz took the club […]

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