Monthly Archives: June 2018

What’s Happening in Classics: July 2018

The CMH Guide for July 2018: Movie Screenings, TV Schedules, Contests and More! Welcome to our monthly ‘CMH Guide’ for Classics! And welcome summer. We’re hoping this handy dandy classic movie & TV guide will help you plan for a classic-viewing July … Continue reading

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Western Roundup: Five of my Favorite Westerns

Western Roundup: Five of my Favorite Westerns From John Ford and John Wayne to Tim Holt and Hopalong Cassidy, Randolph Scott and Joel McCrea to George O’Brien and Johnny Mack Brown, and all points in between, I love Westerns! I’m … Continue reading

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Win Tickets to see “TCM Big Screen Classics: The Big Lebowski” (20th Anniversary) (Giveaway runs through July 21)

Win tickets to see “The Big Lebowski” on the big screen! In Select Cinemas Nationwide Sun Aug 5 and Wed Aug 8! “I’m the Dude. So that’s what you call me. You know, that or, uh, His Dudeness, or uh, … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude: What is a Musical? A New Answer Comes with Each Decade

What is a musical? A New Answer Comes with Each Decade. When you can’t express how you feel in words … belt out a song or break out into a lively dance number. That is typically how musicals have been defined: … Continue reading

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FilmStruck Forum: Exploring FilmStruck

FilmStruck Forum: Exploring FilmStruck My First Log-in to the Streaming Movie Service As part of our long-term partnership with FilmStruck (which includes lots of monthly giveaways throughout the year), we are launching a monthly CMH column called FilmStruck Forum in which … Continue reading

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The Funny Papers: Top 10 Slapsticks in the Ring – Comedies That Pack a Punch

Top 10 Slapsticks in the Ring – Comedies That Pack a Punch There are plenty of serious films that have taken on the drama of boxing. Often they play up the angle of the unknown, struggling underdog who works hard, … Continue reading

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The Big Country 60th Anniversary Blu-Ray Giveaway (now-Aug 4)

The Big Country 60th Anniversary Special Edition Blu-Ray Giveaway “Kino Lorber’s majestic Blu-ray presentation of The Big Country is nearly an essential presentation of William Wyler’s masterpiece, on a disc loaded with enough extras to satisfy casual and rabid collectors … Continue reading

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Silents are Golden: A Little Tour Through The History Of Silent Comedy

A Little Tour Through The History Of Silent Comedy When it comes to the genre of silent comedy, everyone’s familiar with the great Charlie Chaplin– perhaps the single most famous figure in cinema– and the solemn-faced Buster Keaton has a large … Continue reading

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story – Exclusive Interview with Director Alexandra Dean

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story Exclusive Interview with Director Alexandra Dean Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story When it comes to women, whether in real life or as depicted in art, there always seems to be a tendency to place them … Continue reading

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Noir Nook: Uncommon Ladies of Noir – Shelley Winters

Noir Nook: Uncommon Ladies of Noir – Shelley Winters Shelley Winters may be best known for her role as an overweight, but heroic, former championship swimmer in 1972’s The Poseidon Adventure, or perhaps her Oscar-winning turns in The Diary of … Continue reading

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