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)

TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 5)

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 sea-faring musical, a Cagney flick, a modern movie with classic charm, and a certified corn classic. On to the recommendations! Picture Snatcher (1933) – Airing on TCM June 15, 4:30 pm James Cagney stars in this … Continue reading TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 5)

TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 4)

Welcome to TMP Recommends, the bi-weekly series in which I share two recommendations from the TCM schedule and two films available through streaming services. This time around we’ve got a Stanwyck classic, a couple of romances, and one of my favorite Westerns. On to the recommendations! Our Town (1940) – Airing on TCM at 11:00 pm on June 1 A sentimental drama about two families … Continue reading TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 4)

TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 3)

Welcome to TMP Recommends, the bi-weekly series in which I share two recommendations from the TCM schedule and two films available through streaming services. This time around we’ve got a noir about an insurance man, a couple of romances, and a bleak but brilliant portrayal of the future. On to the recommendations! Pitfall (1948) – Airing on TCM on May 21 at 11:30 pm EST … Continue reading TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 3)

TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 2)

Welcome to the new and improved TMP Recommends, where I share two TCM viewing recommendations and two films available for streaming, every other Sunday here on TMP. Today we’ve got four films of good variety — a mystery, a Western, a pre-code, and a light romance! Lured (1947) – Airing on TCM at 6:00 am EST on April 18 Who’d have thought Lucille Ball, known … Continue reading TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 2)

TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 1)

Welcome to the first revamped installment of TMP Recommends! Today I’ll be sharing two TCM recommendations airing in the first half of April and two streaming recommendations, for those of you who don’t have access to the US version of TCM. Happy viewing! On the Beach (1959) – Airing on TCM at 5:45 pm on April 5 When compared to its source material — a … Continue reading TMP Recommends: DVR and Streaming Classics (No. 1)

TMP Recommends: Five films on TCM, Sept. 30 – Oct. 6

Welcome to this week’s installment of TMP Recommends! Here are five films you should keep an eye out for over the next seven days on TCM. Times are listed in EST and come from the US version of the TCM schedule. Happy viewing! Now, Voyager (1942) Airing on TCM: September 30, 10:00 pm Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, and Claude Rains — three TMP favorites — … Continue reading TMP Recommends: Five films on TCM, Sept. 30 – Oct. 6