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 Montalban day I recommend Mystery Street (1950), airing at 12:00 … Continue reading SUTS 2017: Week 3 (Aug. 15 – 21)

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 of the day Franchot Tone shares the screen with Bette … Continue reading SUTS 2017: Week 2 (Aug. 8 – 14)

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 shared recommended viewing for SUTS. This year I’m switching up … Continue reading SUTS 2017: Week 1 (Aug. 1 – 7)

TMP Recommends: Summer Under the Stars, August 29 – 31

For the fifth year in a row, TMP has offered two or three personal-favorite recommendations for each day of TCM’s Summer Under the Stars programming! We cap off the SUTS month today with recommendations for the final three days, August 29th through 31st. All screening times are listed in EST and subject to change. Happy viewing! AUGUST 29: Charles Boyer Love Affair (1939), Romance, 4:00 … Continue reading TMP Recommends: Summer Under the Stars, August 29 – 31

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, 10:00 pm Night Must Fall (1937), Thriller/Drama, 3:45 am AUGUST … Continue reading TMP Recommends: Summer Under the Stars, August 22 – 28

TMP Recommends: Summer Under the Stars, August 15 – 21

For the fifth year in a row, TMP is offering  a few 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 15: Roddy McDowall How Green Was My Valley (1941), Drama, 11:30 pm AUGUST 16: Anne Baxter Angel On My Shoulder (1946), Fantasy, 7:30 am The Blue Gardenia … Continue reading TMP Recommends: Summer Under the Stars, August 15 – 21

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 AUGUST 9: Tim Holt The Treasure of the Sierra Madre … Continue reading TMP Recommends: Summer Under the Stars, August 8 – 14

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 film star each day, with the network airing a marathon … Continue reading TMP Recommends: Summer Under the Stars, August 1 – 7

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) – Airing on TCM on July 8 at 8:30 am EST … Continue reading TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 6)