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TCM Classic Film Festival: Build Your Own Festival

TCM CLASSIC FILM FESTIVAL 2015
March 26-29, Hollywood CA

The TCM Classic Film Festival had an amazingly intimate quality, despite screening over 80 films and presenting multiple special events in ten different venues. 1,013 more words

Film Festival

The Ernest Borgnine Poster Gallery

Making the rounds today I came across a pristine copy of an Ernest Borgnine 1960 original film poster for the movie Pay Or Die. Reason enough to do a gallery on an actor that I have appreciated from my earliest years of watching movies and television. 172 more words

Gallery

Past Imperfect - #104

The store detective grilled the intruder: “Do you really expect me to believe that you broke into this store in the middle of the night and did… 44 more words

Humor

Shane (1953)

George Stevens’ Shane is one of those sprawling, compelling westerns that can be shown to people who don’t normally like westerns. It’s so dense in terms of relationships and so lovely in terms of aesthetics that it transcends the genre. 632 more words

Entertainment

Poster of the Day: This Gun for Hire (1942)

 Tagline: “HE’S DYNAMITE WITH A GUN – OR A GIRL!”

 Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake star in this classic noir, directed by Frank Tuttle (All the King’s Horses), with a screenplay co-written by the great W.R. 78 more words

POSTERS

Full or Flat

When I was a child, one of my favorite cartoons was “Dudley DoRight,” probably because he was a Mountie–which was almost a cowboy in my young eyes–and rode a horse. 1,032 more words

Joan of Paris (1942)

This RKO production is a first of sorts for various reasons.

Paul Henried was making his Hollywood debut with this tale of five downed flyers trying to make contact with the French underground during WW2 and make their way back to England to keep up the fight against tyranny. 576 more words

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