Monthly Archives: March 2017

Breaking Barriers: Rita Moreno

Breaking Barriers Rita Moreno  To quote Barack Obama at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, “[Rita Moreno] is still a leading lady of her era, a trailblazer with courage to break through barriers and forge new paths.” That’s not the only … Continue reading

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Film Noir Review: Dark City (1950)

“Guys like you seldom get arrested. You get killed first.” Dark City is a prime example of intermingling genres. It’s upfront in its blend of horror and film noir, an agenda that’s alluded to in the opening sequence. Danny Haley (Charlton Heston) confidently struts … Continue reading

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Win a Subscription to Warner Archive Instant (TEN subscriptions to giveaway in April and May)

Watch Classic Movies Instantly with Warner Archive Instant We’re giving away TEN Annual Subscriptions Now through June 3rd! Yay! The Contest is over and the winners are: Mary (3/28 post), Sara S, Kristy D, Adam V, Tricia S, Mary A, … Continue reading

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Behind the Door (1919) DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway Contest (via Twitter in April)

Behind the Door DVD/Blu-Ray Giveaway Contest  1919 Silent starring Hobart Bosworth, Jane Novak and Wallace Beery Yay! The Contest is over and the winners are: MT, Mary A, Mark P, David W and Nancy.  Okay, it’s time for our next … Continue reading

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5 Things You May Not Know about Sterling Hayden

5 Things You May Not Know about Sterling Hayden   Like today is his birthday. Happy 101st Birthday to the legend Sterling Hayden! ….. He was a beauty So pretty. Sure, most stars during the classic era of Hollywood were beautiful … Continue reading

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Breaking Barriers: Hattie McDaniel

  Breaking Barriers Hattie McDaniel Hattie McDaniel has the distinct honor of being the first black actor in history to win an Academy Award. On February 29th, 1940, she defied the odds and beat four white actresses, including her own … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: The Graduate (50th Anniversary)” (Giveaway runs March 24 – April 8)

Win Tickets to see “The Graduate” on the Big Screen! in Select Cinemas Nationwide Sunday, April 23 & Wednesday, April 26! “Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me.” Yay! The Contest is over and the winners are: Britney, Shelia, Phil, … Continue reading

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Breaking Barriers: Dorothy Dandrige

  Breaking Barriers Dorothy Dandridge Multi-talented, incredibly beautiful, and disciplined in the performing arts since childhood, Dorothy Dandridge could have been as big as Beyonce if she was just born 80 years later. Instead she was born in 1922. A … Continue reading

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Michael York Autographed Blu-Ray Giveaway (Facebook/Blog March)

“Something for Everyone” Michael York Autographed Blu-Ray Giveaway Yay! The Contest is over and the winner is: Laura And… now it’s time for our Facebook/Blog version of the “Something for Everyone” Giveaway. Yes, we have one more Michael York autographed … Continue reading

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Buster Keaton Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway (Facebook/Blog March)

The Buster Keaton Celebration Continues! Blu-Ray/DVD Giveaway Yay! The Contest is over and the winner is: Steve And, now for the Facebook/Blog version of our Buster Keaton giveaway, courtesy of Kino Lorber!  We’ll be giving away 1 Buster Keaton Blu-Ray/DVD via this … Continue reading

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