Wednesday AKA Day Zero. First off, between classes, I popped into Hollywood to pick up my badge and bag. I’ve finally figured out that picking up the bag early gives me the advantage of stashing it somewhere before my movie-watching/theater-hopping actually … Read More
Well, I didn’t have very far to go, but it seems that I’m back in the real world after the dazzling glory of this year’s TCM Film Festival. While a definite sense of sadness marked this year’s fest following Robert Osborne’s passing, … Read More
Well, it’s TCMFF time again!
This year’s theme of “Make ‘Em Laugh” seemed to lead to lots of great musical comedies in particular included among the schedule, including more than a couple that I think are going to be “must-sees” for me.
So who’s coming, and which ones are you most looking forward to?
And we’re back! Another TCMFF is done and on the books… of course right when I was starting to get into the routine and rhythm of festival life. When the dates for TCMFF 2016 were announced, I’d thought it was incredibly … Read More
If you run in a certain crowd (or follow me on Twitter), you know very well that this year marks what would have been Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. In celebration, the Sinatra Estate has been hard at work programming a variety of … Read More
In lieu of a full, minute-by-minute recap—at least for now—I’ve been thinking about all the great individual moments I had at this year’s TCM Film Festival. From new friends to fun events to magical movie sequences, there were so many little elements … Read More
I’m delighted to be heading to the TCM Film Festival once again this year, marking my third official trip to the fest—and second year with all the access that a coveted Classic pass provides! This year’s theme is “History According to Hollywood,” which, at another … Read More
When Rudolph Valentino died in 1926 at the age of 31, he left in his wake a massive audience of heartbroken fans—and one of those tragic, inherently private situations that the Hollywood spectacle machine enjoys stoking the most. For days before the … Read More
San Diego Comic-Con has grown over the years from a sleepy exchange of comic books in a hotel basement to a massive pop culture Event, attracting hundreds of thousands of people to the San Diego area. There’s a lot beyond the blockbuster movie panels that seem to grab most of the headlines nowadays, including an expansive show floor of exhibitors and a bustling array of smaller panels, including many that will be particularly enticing to fans of classic film and television. Check below for some of Comic-Con’s highlights in classic film and TV, from panels to parties… and also note that I’ve temporarily adjusted my definition of “vintage” to just being outside the past 30 years, to allow for a little more wiggle room.