Five Graves to Cairo

Five Graves to Cairo It’s smart, it’s funny, it has a touch of romance… it’s Billy Wilder & Charles Brackett’s entertaining espionage thriller set between the battle lines of the North Africa campaign. Franchot Tone must ...

Wake Island

Wake Island The war’s just begun, we’re definitely not winning, and your assignment is to make a movie about a tragic defeat that could be the first of many tragic defeats for the U.S.A.. Paramount’s careful ...

Arte Johnson Dies: Emmy-Winning ‘Laugh-In’ Standout Was 90

Arte Johnson Dies: Emmy-Winning ‘Laugh-In’ Standout Was 90 Arte Johnson, who won an Emmy for his memorable work on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In and worked in TV and film for nearly half a century, died early Wednesday at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, his family ...

Long Before Day-Lewis, Oscar-Nominated Actor Played Lincoln: TCM 'Stars' Series Continues

Raymond Massey ca. 1940. Raymond Massey movies: From Lincoln to Boris Karloff Though hardly remembered today, the Toronto-born Raymond Massey was a top supporting player – and sometime lead – in both ...

Oscars quiz: Was Ronald Reagan ever nominated?

Oscars quiz: Was Ronald Reagan ever nominated? Sure, Ronald Reagan gave lots of frothy performances in many B movies, but he also earned critical acclaim for roles in "Dark Victory" (1939), "Knute Rockne, All American" (1940), "Desperate Journey" ...

An Uneasy Peace: The Disappearing War Film

They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; One nation shall not raise the sword against another, neither shall they learn war any more. Isaiah 2:4 War is a ...

TCM Spotlight Errol Flynn Adventures DVD Set Review And Giveaway

It’s a WWII-fest, with five films starring the legendary Errol Flynn. These adventures from 1942-1945 are a solid showcase of not only the star, but era itself, and the DVD set adds to the effect with ...

Weekend Shopping Guide 8/13/10: Kick-Ass

The weekend’s here. You’ve just been paid, and it’s burning a hole in your pocket. What’s a pop culture geek to do? In hopes of steering you in the right direction to blow some of that hard-earned ...

[DVD Review] TCM Spotlight: The Errol Flynn Adventures

“Just give him a sword and let him do his thing,” was the way Errol Flynn described the studio executive’s opinions of him. In his heyday, Flynn was known as the king of Hollywood Swashbucklers. He’s ...

TCM Errol Flynn Adventures on DVD "I've made six or seven good films - the others, not so good." Errol Flynn. Yes, but are these the good ones?!

No doubt many prefer the swashbuckling stuff but Errol Flynn distinguished himself just fine in his less popular war films. There are so many special features here I'm just listing them straight from ...