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Dorothy Gale, M.D? 23 Aug 2013 | 07:15 pm

Just in time to celebrate - or take advantage of - the 75th anniversary of Victor Fleming's all-time classic, Hollywood looks like it's moving The Wizard of Oz from the silver screen to your living ro...

Kubrick's First Color Film Now Available for Streaming 19 Aug 2013 | 06:35 pm

Stanley Kubrick's first color film, The Seafarers (1953), is now available for streaming thanks the folks at IndieFlix.com. One of several short films made early in his career, The Seafarers was ... ...

James Dean Films to Make Blu-ray Debut 13 Aug 2013 | 06:18 pm

At long last, all three films made starring 1950s icon James Dean will finally be released on Blu-ray in the James Dean Ultimate Collector's Edition box set. Distributed by Warner Home Video, the set...

Lost Short Film by Orson Welles Resurfaces 8 Aug 2013 | 07:53 pm

Three years before he made his seminal debut Citizen Kane (1941), director Orson Welles began making a series of three short films with Joseph Cotten, Arlene Francis, and Ruth Ford to promote his 1938...

'Wizard of Oz' Actress Margaret Pellegrini Dies at 89 8 Aug 2013 | 07:22 pm

Actress Margaret Pellegrini, one of many actors who played Munchkins in The Wizard of Oz (1939), died from a stroke in her Glendale, AZ home on Aug. 7, 2013. She was 89 years old. Only fifteen at the ...

Remake of 'Scarface' Moves Closer to Reality 5 Aug 2013 | 12:59 pm

Get ready for yet another Hollywood remake. Though Universal Studios is calling it a reboot, the third version of Scarface is moving closer to becoming a silver screen reality. The studio has had the...

New Unseen Photos of Marilyn Monroe Up for Auction 5 Aug 2013 | 12:23 pm

With today marking the 51st anniversary of Marilyn Monroe's tragic death, a new set of rare photos of the iconic actress are now available for sale through Heritage Auctions. ... Read Full Post

Classic Movie Stars Born in August 1 Aug 2013 | 12:19 pm

It's the beginning of the month once again and that means it's time to look back at all the classic movie stars and directors born in the month of August. A few are still with us, but all should be re...

Fox Cinema Archives to Release More Classics on DVD 31 Jul 2013 | 12:37 pm

All throughout the month of August, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will release 23 classic movies on DVD as part of their ongoing Fox Cinema Archives collection. Titles both familiar and ob...

What to Watch on Turner Classic Movies This Weekend 26 Jul 2013 | 08:27 pm

Whether you're looking to beat the heat by staying indoors or just love spending a lazy summer day watching classic movies, Turner Classic Movies has a great lineup in store this weekend. ... Read F...

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