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FACE IT: What Two Actresses Represent

Michele Willens | Posted 06.03.2014 | Fifty
Michele Willens

Personally, I felt saddened watching Kim, inspired by Eva and shamed at how much money I have thrown at anti-aging procedures and potions over the years.

The Ultimate Southern California Movie: Criterion Restores It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World to Its Full Glory

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

Most SoCal residents are sedate, middle-class people with just a hint of craziness to them -- that quiet spark that drove them long ago to pack up and leave the East Coast/Midwest/Deep South to pursue their pot of gold right here in the Golden State. And this brings us to It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World.

On the Waterfront: Eva Marie Saint and Why the 1954 Best Picture Oscar Winner Is Still a Classic 60 Years Later

Govindini Murty | Posted 05.01.2014 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

This year marks the 60th Anniversary of On the Waterfront, the winner of the Best Picture Oscar for 1954. In honor of this weekend's Oscars, we're taking a look at what still makes this film such a timeless classic.

My Second Chance at Life: Why Facebook Is Not a Waste of Time (for Adults)

Victoria Ordin | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology
Victoria Ordin

Facebook is a godsend for Baby Boomers out of the workforce or stay-at-home moms, particularly in small cities or towns, but it's a liability for young people.

Why the recent interest in choreographer Jack Cole

Debra Levine | Posted 10.28.2012 | Arts
Debra Levine

There's been a flurry of interest, and an upcoming tribute on Turner Classic Movies on September 10, 2012, for a choreographer whose name is not widel...

Appreciating Ernest Borgnine: From the Packers to Pancakes

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 09.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Ben Mankiewicz

Each time I introduced Ernie, the crowd erupted viscerally. This wasn't cavalier Hollywood fandom. With Ernie, the connection was much more substantial, much more emotional. Ernest Borgnine mattered to their lives, and they wanted to show him.

A Bleak Future: The Fall of American Cinema

Romsin McQuade | Posted 09.04.2012 | Teen
Romsin McQuade

As Hollywood continues to pump out horror flicks full of gore and romantic comedies with endings a toddler could have predicted, we need to address Hollywood's belief in quantity over quality.

A Story of Resilience: Silent Film Star Baby Peggy Returns to Tell Her Story

Mary Hall | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mary Hall

Today, in her early 90s, "Baby Peggy" is back in the movies in the film Baby Peggy: The Elephant in the Room, a documentary about her early career in film and the million dollar fortune she made and lost.

The Academy Wishes Gene Kelly A Happy 100th Birthday

Debra Levine | Posted 05.21.2012 | Arts
Debra Levine

A parade of Technicolor-tinged dance sequences enchanted a full house at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater Thursday night. "A Centennial Tribute to Gene Kel...

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 | Entertainment
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.

Classic Stars Turn Out For Turner Movie Cruise (PHOTOS)

Debra Levine | Posted 02.13.2012 | Fifty
Debra Levine

About 1,800 fans of Turner Classic Movies partied last weekend on a the network's first ever Caribbean ocean cruise, complete with screenings, Q&A and veteran actors, including Ernest Borgnine, Tippi Hedren and Eva Marie Saint.

PHOTOS: TCM Fest's Top Celebrity Panelists

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 06.26.2011 | Los Angeles

WHAT: The 2nd Annual TCM Film Festival WHERE: Hollywood, CA WHEN: April 28 - May 1 Last year cinephiles swarmed Hollywood's theaters for the inau...

Warren Beatty's Birthday Gift: Dick Tracy is Yours

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.30.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Happy Birthday, Warren Beatty! You get to keep the rights to Dick Tracy. The Tribune Company lost a few days ago, so it was an early birthday gift.

Please Don't Feed the Narcissist: The Fantasia Barrino Follies

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

Here I am, writing another piece regarding an American Idol spawn, and hating myself for it.

The Remarkable Life and Career of Patricia Neal

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

What sets artists apart from stars and competent actors is originality and authenticity. Patricia Neal had these and other rare qualities in spades.

We're Giving Our Money Away

Norman MacAfee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Norman MacAfee

Europa '51 is very rare, not available on DVD, but this Friday, August 6, at 6 p.m. EDT, Turner Classic Movies will run it. I urge you to see it.

TCM's Robert Osborne Smooth-Talks the Classics

Guy Nicolucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Guy Nicolucci

Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne is the silver-haired, silver-tongued hero to millions of people whose idea of a new movie is one that came o...

Scorsese vs. Polanski: Finally Some Real Movies, Shutter Island and Ghost Writer

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Mankiewicz

Martin Scorsese one night. Roman Polanski the next. It isn't often you get to see fresh work by a couple of Oscar winning directors on back to back evenings.

Amy Adams, Michael Cera and Why Movies Suck in January

Ben Mankiewicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Ben Mankiewicz

Movies suck in January, a time Hollywood commonly refers to as a "dumping ground" for films that don't match the high quality of 2012 and Did You Hear About the Morgans?

The Centennial of Elia Kazan

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Today marks the centennial of director Elia Kazan's birth, and doubtless Hollywood will soon be giving us souped-up special editions of his finest film work, if they haven't already.

The Insanity of Ayn Rand: The Fountain-Brain-Dead.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

This movie is pro-selfishness and egoism (which is just egotism misspelled), and anti-altruism. It preaches, at length and in a superior tone, that Altruism is Bad. And it means it.

Two White Guys "At the Movies"

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

It's 2008 and some black dude is running for president, but the movie review show based in Chicago - which has one of the largest black and Latino populations in America--couldn't find one single movie writer, reviewer, or blogger "of color" to fill one of the seats?