SUTS 2017: Week 4 (Aug. 22 – 31)

Welcome to Week 4 of Summer Under the Stars! I’ll be sharing one recommendation for each day of TCM’s programming, usually of a lesser-known or underappreciated title, as well as one film I plan to tune in for. Here are the recommendations and watchlist for the remainder of SUTS, August 22nd through 31st! DAY 22:…

SUTS 2017: Week 3 (Aug. 15 – 21)

Welcome to Week 3 of Summer Under the Stars! I’ll be sharing one recommendation for each day of TCM’s programming, usually of a lesser-known or underappreciated title, as well as one film I plan to tune in for. Here are the recommendations and watchlist for August 15th through 21st! DAY 15: RICARDO MONTALBAN For Ricardo…

SUTS 2017: Week 2 (Aug. 8 – 14)

Welcome to Week 2 of Summer Under the Stars! I’ll be sharing one recommendation for each day of TCM’s programming, usually of a lesser-known or underappreciated title, as well as one new-to-me film I plan to tune in for. Here are the recommendations and watchlist for August 8th through 14th! DAY 8: FRANCHOT TONE Star…

SUTS 2017: Week 1 (Aug. 1 – 7)

August begins tomorrow, and with it begins one of the most anticipated TCM programming events of the year: the annual Summer Under the Stars festival! Throughout the month of August, each day on TCM will be dedicated a different star, offering a day-long marathon of their films. Every year since I began the blog, I’ve…

TMP Recommends: Summer Under the Stars, August 22 – 28

For the fifth year in a row, TMP is offering two or three top-notch recommendations for each day of TCM’s Summer Under the Stars programming! All screening times are listed in EST and subject to change. Happy viewing! AUGUST 22: Robert Montgomery When Ladies Meet (1933), Romantic Comedy, 10:30 am They Were Expendable (1945), War/Drama,…

TMP Recommends: Summer Under the Stars, August 8 – 14

For the fifth year in a row, TMP is offering two or three top-notch recommendations for each day of TCM’s Summer Under the Stars programming! All screening times are listed in EST and subject to change. Happy viewing! AUGUST 8: Esther Williams Million Dollar Mermaid (1952), Musical, 10:00 pm Neptune’s Daughter (1949), Musical, 2:00 am…

TMP Recommends: Summer Under the Stars, August 1 – 7

Many folks think of Christmas as “the most wonderful time of the year,” but for devotees of Turner Classic Movies, the most wonderful time is the month of August — the time of TCM’s annual Summer Under the Stars programming extravaganza. For those who need a reminder, Summer Under the Stars features a different classic…

TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 6)

Welcome to TMP Recommends, the bi-weekly series in which I share classic film recommendations from the TCM schedule and available through streaming services. This time around we’ve got a bit of McCrea, Lena Horne’s film debut, a Vivien Leigh drama, and one of Marilyn Monroe’s best roles. On to the recommendations! Sullivan’s Travels (1942) –…