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2021 Movie Mission: A Year With James Bond

My name is Julia, and I've never seen a Bond film. Okay, I did see Skyfall (2011) in theaters when it was first released, but it doesn't really count because the only thing I remember is Javier Bardem's blond hair (wig?) and absolutely nothing about the plot. But here I am ten years later finally… Continue reading 2021 Movie Mission: A Year With James Bond

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My Picks for the 10th Annual TCM Classic Film Festival

After a seemingly interminable wait, the full 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival schedule is live! This year is extra special because it's the 10th anniversary of the festival and the 25th anniversary of TCM, and the schedule is chock full of amazing options, making it all the more difficult to make decisions. Still, whatever I… Continue reading My Picks for the 10th Annual TCM Classic Film Festival

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Your #TCMusicals FilmStruck Streaming Guide

June is busting out all over, and that means it's time for the start of TCM and Ball State University's free online course 'Mad About Musicals' (#TCMusicals)! The course officially opened June 3 (enrollment closes June 17) and will run through the entire month. To complement the course content on the history of the Hollywood… Continue reading Your #TCMusicals FilmStruck Streaming Guide

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TCMFF 2018: My Picks

This week I'll be heading to Los Angeles for the TCM Classic Film Festival! This will be my second year attending the fest and my first year with a media pass. I'll be posting photos and updates onFacebook, Twitter, and Instagram, plus in-depth articles here on the blog about screenings and discussions. I'll also be passing out these… Continue reading TCMFF 2018: My Picks

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TCM’s ‘Mad About Musicals’ first look: Q&A with Ball State’s Richard Edwards

Thanks to an ongoing partnership between Turner Classic Movies and Ball State University, movie fans once again have the chance to do a deep-dive into a classic film-related topic in a free online class, and this year's theme is definitely something to dance about. This summer's online course is titled 'Mad About Musicals' and will focus on… Continue reading TCM’s ‘Mad About Musicals’ first look: Q&A with Ball State’s Richard Edwards

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How to encourage Millennials to watch classic movies

According to the Internet, millennials are killing everything. Apparently, we're killing classic movies, too. A recent New York Post article reported on a controversial study that found that young people are more likely to watch movies from the last 15 years than those of earlier eras. Contrary to popular belief, there are millennials who enjoy… Continue reading How to encourage Millennials to watch classic movies

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TCMFF 2017 Recap: This Is Cinerama

As someone who lives nearly two thousand miles from Los Angeles, one of my personal rules for creating my TCMFF schedule is prioritizing unique experiences I couldn’t have back home. Seeing This is Cinerama (1952) in its original format at the Arclight Cinerama Dome was one of them. Though I was disappointed at the small size… Continue reading TCMFF 2017 Recap: This Is Cinerama

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2017 TCMFF Day 1 : Memorials, Trivia, and Martin Scorsese

It's been almost a week since the 8th annual TCM Classic Film Festival came to a close. I'm still in denial that it's over. I had a blast living my classic film dream of seeing these movies the way they were meant to be seen with a passionate community of fans from all walks of… Continue reading 2017 TCMFF Day 1 : Memorials, Trivia, and Martin Scorsese

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My TCMFF Picks 2017: Newbie Edition

In just two short weeks I'll be attending my first-ever TCM Classic Film Festival! To say I'm thrilled is an understatement. This has been eight years in the making, and I can't wait to meet like-minded fans in person and watch old favorites and new discoveries the way they were meant to be seen. The… Continue reading My TCMFF Picks 2017: Newbie Edition

in memoriam

Here’s Looking At You, Robert Osborne

"Hi, I'm Robert Osborne." After a long day of school, work, or life in general, there was nothing more comforting than hearing our beloved Turner Classic Movies host speak those words. There is nothing more heartbreaking than realizing we'll never hear them again. I don't remember the exact moment Robert Osborne first graced my television… Continue reading Here’s Looking At You, Robert Osborne