In the 1950s, Marilyn Monroe was a sex symbol. Some people today know her from Some Like it Hot, or The Seven Year Itch. Then there are those who know her as the woman whose picture appears on about twelve percent of the items sold at T.J. 543 more words
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Turner Classic Movies will present its inaugural Robert Osborne award to filmmaker Martin Scorsese at the TCM Classic Film Festival on April 26.
The award, honoring the network’s longtime host who died last year, will be given annually to “an individual who has significantly contributed to preserving the cultural heritage of classic films.” 174 more words
Leonardo DiCaprio To Present Martin Scorsese With Inaugural Robert Osborne Award At TCM Classic Film Fest - Update
UPDATED, 12:14 PM: Organizers of the TCM Classic Film Festival said today that Leonardo DiCaprio will present the fest’s inaugural Robert Osborne Award to his frequent director Martin Scorsese. 432 more words
written by: Alexandra Dean
produced by: Alexandra Dean, Katherine Drew and Adam Haggiag
directed by: Alexandra Dean
rated: not rated
runtime: 90 min.
U.S. release date: April 23, 2017 (Tribeca Film Festival) and January 19-25, 2018 (Music Box Theatre, Chicago, IL) 1,016 more words
As 2017 comes to a close, it’s the perfect time for my next entry in my ongoing look at this year’s Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. 665 more words
“America once had the clarity of the pioneer axe.”
Robert Osborne, 1932-2017, actor, film critic and historian, Goodbye in 2017
December 2, 2017. Multiple marriages, frequency hopping, scandals, dehydrated Coca Cola, nudity, a villa in Aspen, drug addiction, guided missiles, GPS, wi-fi, Bluetooth and one of the most iconic and beautiful actresses in Hollywood, from the 1930’s to the 1950’s, all come together in director Alexandra Dean’s fascinating new documentary, “Bombshell: the Hedy Lamarr Story.” Dean has created a kaleidoscopic portrait of Lamarr, both as a drop dead gorgeous movie star and as an important inventor, whose work was the basis for guided missiles during World War II, wi-fi, Bluetooth technology, GPS and secure military communications to this day. 290 more words