| Feb 18, 2014
| 6:00 AM
We're 13 days away from the Oscars, which means we're about 13 days and 10 seconds away from the first tweet complaining about the show.
But why wait?
Let's be clear: We're not wishing failure on this year's Oscar telecast or predicting that host...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Eva Marie Saint won a supporting actress Oscar for her luminous film debut as Marlon Brando's character's girlfriend in Elia Kazan's landmark 1954 drama, "On the Waterfront." And she's given memorable turns with Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock's 1959...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:04 PM
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This week's TV Movies
MythBusters In this new episode,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival will honor actor, filmmaker and humanitarian Jerry Lewis. As a part of the ceremony that will highlight his prolific career, Lewis will have his hand and footprints cemented in concrete in front of the TCL Chinese...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Too caustic? To h--l with the cost, we'll make the picture anyway!" said the irrepressible Samuel Goldwyn.
I am grateful to Ted Bowden for this quote, which I had never seen or heard before. And that is saying something, when we have had Mr. Goldwyn's...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:40 PM
It has been a terrible week, because of the loss of two wonderful voices and faces.
At 81, Peter O'Toole died on Saturday. At 96, a day later, Joan Fontaine. O'Toole, who never won a proper best actor Oscar, emitted sparks even when standing still,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Lucille Ball took Robert Osborne under her wing more than 50 years ago when the Turner Classic Movies host was a fledgling young actor in Hollywood. The legendary "I Love Lucy'" star ended up changing the course of Osborne's life.
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Conan O'Brien, Betty White and Lisa Kudrow will be featured at USC's School of Cinematic Arts' Comedy@SCA Festival this Saturday and Sunday at USC.
The second annual festival is part of the film school's Comedy@SCA initiative, an interdisciplinary...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Pouring old wine into new bottles, Turner Classic Movies is now letting classic-film buffs watch hundreds of venerable flicks on computers or mobile devices over any Internet connection.
The channel announced the launch of Watch TCM apps and website,...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 2:30 AM
The Academy's fifth annual Governors Awards on Nov. 16 were two events in one: A schmooze-fest with a guest list representing decades of film history (Roger Corman and Warren Beatty through Lupita Nyong'o) as well as an emotional tribute to four eminently...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:32 AM
Have you ever watched Robert Osborne and Ben Mankiewicz introduce movies on TCM and think, “Hey, I could do that?” Well, now you have your chance with the TCM Ultimate Fan Contest. Submit a video of yourself introducing one of your favorite...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"GASP! Are you her?" said the intern who was about to push the button on the MRI machine.
"Yes!" said Charles Busch, in his grandest Norma Shearer manner, "I am she! Push the button." And so Charles regally slid slowly into the MRI tube.
This was a...