Summer Under the Stars 2018: Recommendations, August 16 – 22

Another week has passed, so it’s time for more Summer Under the Stars recommendations! Here’s what I think you should watch over the next week. (All times are listed in EST.) Feel free to leave your own suggestions in the comments! August 16: Miriam Hopkins 7:30 am – The Richest Girl in the World (1934) 6:00 pm – Old Acquaintance (1943) 2:30 am – Wise … Continue reading Summer Under the Stars 2018: Recommendations, August 16 – 22

Summer Under the Stars 2018: Recommendations, August 9 – 15

Hello, movie buffs! A little update: I’ve decided that for the month of August, SUTS recommendations will be the only posts here on TMP, as I work to catch up on drafting reviews and scheduling fun stuff for fall. So you’ll see me every Wednesday until September 3, when we will return to our regularly-scheduled programming! For this week’s recs, we’re covering all of the … Continue reading Summer Under the Stars 2018: Recommendations, August 9 – 15

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)

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: Five Films on TCM, September 23 – 29

Out of the Past (1947) Airing on TCM: September 24, 4:45 pm Noir doesn’t get any better than this! Robert Mitchum and Jane Greer star as star-crossed lovers who meet when Mitchum is hired to find Greer… by the boyfriend she’s running away from. It’s a film with great everything: great performances, a great script, great direction, great cinematography… and the TMP favorite storytelling tactic … Continue reading TMP Recommends: Five Films on TCM, September 23 – 29

Summer Under the Stars: Days 7 – 17

It’s that time of year again: Summer Under the Stars, TCM’s annual star-a-day celebration of classic Hollywood, is upon us! As I’ve done for the past three years, I’m sharing recommendations for every day of SUTS throughout August, in place of the usual weekly “TMP Recommends” posts. Today we’ll be looking at days 7 – 17. Happy viewing! DAY 7: KATHARINE HEPBURN 6:00 am – … Continue reading Summer Under the Stars: Days 7 – 17