If there was a running joke for this year’s TCM Classic Movie Film Festival, it was certainly among those who failed to get into the 1933 pre-Code comedy, Double Harness. Presented on a 35mm print from the TCM collection at UCLA Film & TV Archives and introduced by James Cromwell — the actor and director John Cromwell’s son — and TV host Alicia Malone, Double Harness drew enough of a Friday morning crowd that roughly 100 pass holders were turned away from Chinese Multiplex House #4 once the 177 seat theater was filled. For the remainder of Friday, and well into … Continue reading DOUBLE HARNESS


For classic movie lovers, there is no greater film festival than the TCM Film Fest in Hollywood, California. Every spring, throngs of moviegoers descend on the honorary capital of moviemaking for a feverish, bleary-eyed three-day celebration of the moving image. Now in its seventh year, the TCM Film Festival, running April 28–May 1, continues to expand the ever-growing TCM brand. What started simply as a TV channel has moved from mere programming to one of a historical and archival presence. TCM produces DVDs, Blu-Rays, various product lines, established a theme cruise, a Hollywood/New York movie locations bus tour and even … Continue reading TCM FILM FESTIVAL — 2016


For classic movie lovers, there is no greater film festival that the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. Back for the sixth consecutive year, TCM Film Festival is held over four days in Hollywood (March 26 – 29) and boasts 82 films — 43 of which will be projected on 35mm (Patton will be shown on glorious 70mm!) — all screened in the classic cathedrals of Hollywood Boulevard with actors, actresses, cinematographers, directors, documentarians, editors, historians, producers, production designers, sound designers, writers and many more special guests present to celebrate the flickering image. The theme for this year’s festival is “History According … Continue reading TCM FILM FESTIVAL 2015