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Classic Films.

Kirk Douglas Turns 100 Today. Here Are 9 Of His Best Films

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.09.2016 | Home

Screen icon Kirk Douglas turns 100 on Dec. 9. In his century on this earth, Douglas has appeared in dozens of films, including “Spartacus” and ...

On a Black and White Film

Yara Zgheib | Posted 05.26.2016 | Home
Yara Zgheib

Turn off the news, put your shoes on. Take me on a date, to the movies tonight. We'll park the car, our masks, the world outside, and head into the old theater, where they play reels in black and white.

Appreciating Classic Movies for Yourself: Why the TCM Classic Film Festival Is Important

Govindini Murty | Posted 03.17.2016 | Home
Govindini Murty

Each spring, the TCM Classic Film Festival arrives in Hollywood, sparking pleasant reflections on what it is for a film to be considered "a classic."

Young Celie, Desreta Jackson Says Colorism Made Her Leave Hollywood After ‘The Color Purple’

The Grio | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.25.2015 | Home

Desreta Jackson is best known for playing the young version of Celie Johnson, opposite Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, and Oprah Winfrey in Steven Spie...

What You Never Knew About The Rodent Of Unusual Size From 'The Princess Bride'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.21.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Remember that dramatic scene from "The Princess Bride" where Westley, played by Cary Elwes, tackles a rodent of unusual size? It turns out some seriou...

A Classical Music Version of Ernst Lubitsch's The Shop Around the Corner Opens in Kaposvar

Laurence Vittes | Posted 08.11.2016 | Home
Laurence Vittes

The International Chamber Music Festival of Kaposvár called Kapofest has taken a bold step to proceed for the next three years under the new leadership of two of Hungary's brightest young virtuosos, violinist Kristóf Baráti and cellist István Várdai.

10 Classic Films For The Whole Family To Enjoy

Next Avenue | Linda Bernstein | Posted 11.26.2014 | Home

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Bernstein One night when my (now adult) kids were little, we rented It’s a Wonderful Life, the classic Frank...

The 10 Most Memorable Movie Songs

Robert Price | Posted 07.29.2014 | Home
Robert Price

These 10 songs will be forever connected to the joyous, frightening and heart-tugging images of the films they appeared in.

9 Classic Movies That You'd Never Be Able To Explain To Kids Today

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 04.30.2014 | Home

The sweeping technological advancements of the past decade have become instant staples in our day-to-day lives. We feel naked without our smartphones,...

Ari and Emma Review Movies They've Never Seen: Gone With the Wind

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 03.10.2014 | Home
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

As Ari and Emma get increasingly inebriated, they proceed to interweave the plots of movies they've never seen, across genres, space, and time.

We're Dying To See Sequels To These Classic Black Films

Posted 11.14.2013 | Home

With films featuring black casts like "The Best Man Holiday" and the forthcoming "Think Like A Man Too," hitting the big screen, we couldn't help but ...

For Spring, the 10 Best Road Movies Ever

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Home
John Farr

Going all the way back to Homer's Odyssey, some of our finest stories take place on voyages or quests of some kind, where our hero (or heroine) not only experiences new sights and adventures, but also some transformation in thinking, circumstance, or attitude as a result. The road movie is the cinematic equivalent.

Beyond Category: 2001 and The Master

Mike Kaplan | Posted 02.19.2013 | Home
Mike Kaplan

While The Master, like 2001, has meditative and metaphysical leanings -- areas that tend to unnerve audiences -- it was greeted, unlike 2001, by many rapturous reviews describing its wondrous surprises and consummate craftsmanship.

In The Godfather: Part II, Why Does One of the Goons Trying to Kill Frank Pentangelli in the Bar Say, "Michael Corleone Says Hello"?

Quora | Posted 07.11.2012 | Home

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Richard Stern, Award-winning Filmmaker & Entrepreneur There are a lot of theories about that line. ...

2012 TCM Fest: Cabaret's Liza Minnelli, Vertigo's Kim Novak, Robert Wagner, Debbie Reynolds Walk Red Carpet & Thelma Schoonmaker Introduces Black Narcissus

Penelope Andrew | Posted 06.12.2012 | Home
Penelope Andrew

Liza Minnelli, Kim Novak, Robert Wagner, Tippi Hedren and Debbie Reynolds in person. Black Narcissus, Vertigo, Cabaret, and The Fountainhead projected on gigantic screens at Grauman's Chinese and Egyptian Theatres. Could any classic film fan wish for more? You could.

The Bingham Ray Film 101 Syllabus

Sasha Bronner | Posted 03.24.2012 | Home
Sasha Bronner

I worked for Bingham from 2008-2010 and learned some of life's greatest lessons: Don't buy cheap coffee, always use a French press, and lie when someone asks you if you've seen Citizen Kane and you haven't.

Kubrick's Clockwork Orange Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Jay Weston | Posted 11.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The film still shocks us all with its portrayal of those sociopathic brutal youths and their journey of murder, rape and senseless violence.

Breakfast at Tiffany's Celebrates 50th Anniversary at Academy

Jay Weston | Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

After the filming of Breakfast at Tiffany's ended, they previewed the movie in San Francisco and a top executive at Paramount barked at the assembled filmmakers, "That f--king song, 'Moon River,' has got to go."

Clark Gable's Grandson Charged With Shining Laser At Police Chopper | Posted 09.29.2011 | Home

Clark James Gable, 22, the only grandson of legendary actor Clark Gable, was playing with a laser when police arrested him, charging him with a felony...

Top 13 Classic Films With Style

Katie Armour and Jane Lilly Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Armour and Jane Lilly Warren

From Scarlett O'Hara to Sugar Kane, Annie Hall to Sabrina, the starlets and films on our list have won us over for their style, charm and wit.

Bank of America Cinema: The Last Picture Show? Say It Ain't So!

Donald Liebenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Donald Liebenson

For 30 years, Chicago's venerable weekly showcase for vintage and classic films has operated out of the most unlikely of movie theatres located on the second floor of a bank.