Movies

TCM to remember Maureen O’Hara with movie marathon

Legendary actress Maureen O’Hara passed away Oct. 24 at the age of 95. To remember her illustrious film career, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will remember O’Hara on Nov. 20 with a 24-hour film tribute featuring many of her most memorable roles. TCM Remembers Maureen O’Hara — Friday, Nov. 20 (All Times Eastern) 6am: Jamaica Inn (1939) – A young woman on the British coast stumbles onto a ring of bloodthirsty scavengers. 7:45am: The Deadly Companions (1961) – To make amends for killing a man, a Civil War veteran accompanies his corpse through dangerous territory. 9:30am: Spencer’s Mountain (1963) – A […]

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TCM will honor Christopher Lee with film tribute

Legendary actor Christopher Lee passed away June 7 at the age of 93. Known to generations of filmgoers largely for his villainous and horror roles, Lee’s memorable presence spanned from the classic Hammer horror films (most notably Dracula), where he was often paired with Peter Cushing; to deadly assassin Scaramanga in the James Bond film The Man With the Golden Gun; to the turncoat wizard Saruman in the Lord of the Rings films; and evil Sith Lord Count Dooku in the Star Wars prequels. All told, Lee’s film career encompassed more than 275 credits. Several of Lee’s most famous appearances from the 1950s into the 1970s […]

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Rod Taylor to be remembered in TCM film tribute

Actor Rod Taylor passed away Jan. 7 at the age of 84. To celebrate his long career, which featured some iconic films (including his final credited role, in Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds), Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will air a five-film tribute to the actor on Jan. 29. The following is the complete schedule for TCM’s tribute to Rod Taylor: TCM Remembers Rod Taylor – Thursday, Jan. 29 (All Times Eastern) 8pm: The Time Machine (1960) – based on the 1895 novel of the same name by H. G. Wells 10pm: The Birds (1963, pictured) – starring Tippi Hedren and Suzanne […]

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TCM to remember Mike Nichols with film tribute

Famed director Mike Nichols passed away yesterday at the age of 83. One of the few artists to have earned Oscar, Tony, Emmy and Grammy accolades, Nichols will be remembered by Turner Classic Movies (TCM) with a three-film tribute on Dec. 6, featuring Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), The Graduate (1967) and Carnal Knowledge (1971). TCM Remembers Mike Nichols — Saturday, Dec. 6 (All Times ET) 8pm: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – starring Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Sandy Dennis and George Segal 10:30pm: The Graduate – starring Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Katharine Ross, Murray Hamilton, William Daniels and […]

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TCM celebrating 75th anniversary of “Gone With the Wind”

It’s an all-time Hollywood classic, and adjusted for inflation, and factoring in re-releases, it is still the No. 1 box-office hit of all time in the U.S. Now, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will be celebrating the 75th anniversary of the iconic 1939 film Gone With the Wind in September, through a combination of big-screen events, home entertainment options and, of course, an airing of the classic on the network itself. Frankly, if you’re a fan of the movie, you’ll probably want to give a damn about these selected celebratory events: Nationwide Theatrical Screenings TCM, Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Home […]

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TCM to remember Lauren Bacall with 24-hour film marathon

Legendary actress Lauren Bacall passed away on Tuesday at the age of 89. To celebrate her life and Hollywood career, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will air a 24-hour marathon of her classic performances, from Sept. 15-16. TCM’s Lauren Bacall tribute marathon will include all four films in which she co-starred with husband Humphrey Bogart (To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep, Dark Passage and Key Largo), as well as TCM host Robert Osborne’s Private Screenings interview with her. “Lauren Bacall was a wonderful and generous friend of ours at TCM, and a great connection to the ‘golden age of […]

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TCM will remember Eli Wallach with 11-hour film marathon

Famed character actor Eli Wallach passed away Tuesday at the age of 98. To remember the award-winning actor, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will air an 11-hour film marathon featuring five of his performances on June 30 starting at 9am ET. TCM Eli Wallach Film Marathon — June 30 (All Times ET) 9am: Kisses for My President (1964) — The first female president has to deal with her husband’s bruised ego. Fred MacMurray, Polly Bergen and Eli Wallach star. 11am: Act One (1963) — George Hamilton stars in the true story of playwright Moss Hart, a poor Brooklyn boy who joins […]

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TCM remembers Mickey Rooney with 24-hour film marathon

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will remember Mickey Rooney this Sunday, April 13, with a 24-hour marathon of his classic films beginning at 6am ET. Rooney passed away April 6 at the age of 93. According to TCM, the memorial tribute to Mickey Rooney will include some of his most iconic performances, including Boys Town (1938) and its sequel Men of Boys Town (1941); the first two films in the Andy Hardy series, A Family Affair (1937) and You’re Only Young Once (1938); Babes on Broadway (1941), one of Rooney’s many pairings with Judy Garland; Captains Courageous (1937); and National Velvet […]

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TCM will remember Shirley Temple Black with programming tribute

Shirley Temple Black passed away at her home yesterday at the age of 85. Although in her adult life she notably served as a U.S. ambassador, Temple Black is probably best remembered as Shirley Temple, the iconic child star of early Hollywood. Several of Shirley Temple Black’s best-loved films from the 1930s and ’40s will air Sunday, March 9, on Turner Classic Movies (TCM) in tribute to the late actress. “Shirley Temple was a good friend and an extraordinary human being who, after being the most famous person in the world at age 6 and Hollywood’s pint-sized Queen at age […]

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TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar 2014 begins with documentary about Academy Awards

Although the Oscars are going back to being held in March in 2014 (March 2), TCM will again be airing its annual “31 Days of Oscar” event throughout February and through March 3. Helping to start off this monthlong celebration is the Feb. 1 premiere of the new original documentary And the Oscar Goes To…, a look back at 85 years of the famous award. The documentary comes from filmmakers who have won Oscars themselves — Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman — and includes interviews with Oscar-nominated actors and actresses such as Annette Bening, Ellen Burstyn, George Clooney, Tom Hanks, […]