Robert Osborne showed us why television, more than any other medium, turned hosts into stars. Osborne, who died Monday at
The man who made you fall in love with movies.
Halfway through the '60s, Hollywood was floundering its way trying to get in sync with and, more importantly in the studios' little bottom-line mind, trying to exploit the revolutionary tide of the times which emboldened that decade to consider itself the epiphany of the century.
What makes something a classic? It's a question worth asking as Hollywood devotes ever more of its resources to remaking movies, TV shows, and comic books from the past as the majority of our movie content today.
On the Waterfront: Eva Marie Saint and Why the 1954 Best Picture Oscar Winner Is Still a Classic 60 Years Later
This year marks the 60th Anniversary of On the Waterfront, the winner of the Best Picture Oscar for 1954. In honor of this weekend's Oscars, we're taking a look at what still makes this film such a timeless classic.
To me, as a gay Jew at this difficult Christmas, thinking about Jean Valjean (and his creator Victor Hugo), even remembering crying my eyes out over him, are all very good. Because goodness is definitely its own reward, and we need to remember that.
2011 TCM Festival: Leslie Caron and Stars From Classic Era Walk Red Carpet for 60th Anniversary of An American in Paris
Although Turner Classic Movies' Film Festival, which takes place in Hollywood through May 1, coincides with New York City's Tribeca Film Festival, it won't be outdone in terms of star power or screen gems.
http://wbai.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=11166&Itemid=2 As late summer transformed into autumn, milestones
Seen and Heard in New York: Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Osborne, Rebecca Eaton, Francine Prose, Ellie Kendrick and George Stevens, Jr.
Whoopi says Anne Frank, "was instrumental in my getting people to understand we are in fact in charge of our destinies. She's a huge influence on me."
All About Eve (1950) was screened free to the public at the Ziegfeld Theatre last Tuesday. It kicked off Turner Classic Movies' first-ever classic film festival here in New York City.