A young woman knows where she is going. She always has. Today it is to the island of Kiloran in the Scottish Hebrides. It will take a day and a night to get there—first by train, then by boat—but when … Continue reading I KNOW WHERE I’M GOING!
You cannot capture a man’s entire life in two hours,” Herman J. Mankiewicz says. “All you can hope is to leave the impression of one.” The movie Mankiewicz refers to is Citizen Kane—arguably one of the most well-known movies ever made—but … Continue reading MANK
On Sept. 1, TCM launched a 14-week series, Women Make Film: A road trip through 100 films across 44 countries and 12 decades of cinema. One of the delights of TCM’s line-up is how certain movies bump up against each … Continue reading Women Make Film: Jacqueline Audry and Chantal Akerman
Counted by many as the father of African cinema, Ousmane Sembène was a novelist before he picked up a camera. And when he did, all hell broke loose. His first work, the short film Borom sarret, was released in 1963, perfectly … Continue reading BLACK GIRL
Hollywood is littered with war movies. And many of them are great. TCM host weekend long marathons of them every Memorial Day, and 2020 is no different. Tonight at 6 p.m. ET, TCM screens The Best Years of Our Lives, … Continue reading THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES
On this week’s edition of After Image, I talk with Metro Arts producer Veronica Straight-Lingo about a slew of new releases via virtual theaters: Trolls World Tour, The Booksellers (partnering with the Sie Film Center in Denver), Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The … Continue reading
“This certainly isn’t the game plan we had in mind earlier this year,” Pola Changnon, TCM General Manager, told a conference call full of reporters on April 14. “We’re glad we’re able to execute something this robust in such a … Continue reading “Changes breed creativity.”
A man has been killed on a train bound for Berlin. But it turns out that the man dead was not who he says he was, and his enemies are still out there and looking for revenge. Set and filmed … Continue reading BERLIN EXPRESS