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The Biggest Oscar Snubs of All Time

Fun fact: ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ was trampled on by ‘Forrest Gump’ in 1995, find out the other biggest snubs in Oscar history!

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6 Movies From 1974 That Stood the Test of Time (50 Years Later)

Film sequels, slashers and satires — chances are we wouldn’t have had them without these few Hollywood megahits from 1974.

American Baptist minister and civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. (1929 - 1968) holds a press conference at the Savoy Hotel in London, UK, September 1964

Martin Luther King Jr. Biopic Coming From Chris Rock & Steven Spielberg with Rights to Actual Speech

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, learn more about the upcoming biopic about his life.

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TCM Shares Big Announcements for its 30th Anniversary

So much to be excited about for TCM fans!

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Composer John Williams is 92 & May Never Retire

He has created some of the best movie scores of all time.

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‘Saving Private Ryan’ Is Getting a 25th Anniversary Theatrical Release

Fathom Events is bringing Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning 1998 epic war film to theaters for a limited two-day re-release in late November 2023.

POLTERGEIST, Heather O'Rourke, 1982

A Haunting New ‘Poltergeist’ TV Show is in the Works

Ready to get scared again?

GREMLINS, Zach Galligan, 1984, reading in bed with Gizmo

On Watching the Cult Classic ‘Gremlins’ For The First Time

Campy horror flick about tiny gremlins leaves many questions. Plus will there be a sequel?

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The Goonies ‘R’ Good Enough to Return in a Theatrical Re-Release

Producer Steven Spielberg and director Richard Donner’s beloved 1985 kids’ pirate adventure movie is hitting the big screen again for a very limited release in September 2023.

BACK TO THE FUTURE, from left, Christopher Lloyd, Michael J. Fox, 1985

‘Back to the Future’ Stars Reveal If There Will Ever Be A Fourth Movie

Are the rumors true?

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Welcome Back to ‘Jurassic Park’ in a Theatrical Re-Release

Steven Spielberg’s classic 1993 dinosaur blockbuster is getting a limited 30th anniversary re-release at RealD 3D theaters across the U.S. and Canada in late August 2023.

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The ‘Jaws’ Franchise Jumped the Shark With ‘Jaws 3-D’

Released to theaters in 1983 and capitalizing on the early ’80s revival of 3-D movies, this second ‘Jaws’ sequel is pretty ridiculous in 2-D, too (and still not the worst entry in the franchise).

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The Classic Cliffhanger Serials That Helped Inspire ‘Indiana Jones’

Among their other inspirations for the daredevil archaeologist they introduced in Raiders of the Lost Ark, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg raided the lost art of action-packed ’30s and ’40s movie serials like Spy Smasher and Perils of Nyoka.

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‘Twilight Zone: The Movie’ Moments That Are Still Creepy 40 Years Later

A monstrous rabbit in the hat, a mouthless sister, a gremlin on the wing of the plane and more from the 1983 anthology movie that also inspired me to watch Rod Serling’s classic series for the first time.

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Is TCM Going Away? Legendary Movie Directors Try to Save the Network

Directors Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese and Paul Thomas Anderson want to ‘ensure that TCM’s programming is untouched and protected.’

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‘Jaws’ Swam Into Movie Theaters in June 1975 & We Are Still Afraid of the Water

On June 21, 1975 we got out of the water as ‘Jaws’ was one of the truly great summer blockbusters.

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Back in the Water With ‘Jaws 2’ 45 Years Later

The 1978 follow-up to Steven Spielberg’s 1975 classic was certainly unnecessary, but isn’t as bad as some may think — especially when compared with the Jaws entries that followed.

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‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ Is Getting a Limited Theatrical Re-Release

The first Indiana Jones movie will be back on the big screen — but for two days only! Find out when, and also take a look back at the adventure classic’s previous theatrical runs, as well as its notable home video and television appearances.

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The Indiana Jones Movies & TV Series Are Coming to Disney+

Ahead of the new Indiana Jones movie, you will soon be able to stream all four of the previous Indy movies, as well as ABC’s early ’90s ‘Young Indiana Jones’ series, on Disney+.

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Happy Peter Pan Day: Celebrate The Magic!

Learn about the history of Peter Pan as the newest Disney+ live-action film has been released.

THE COLOR PURPLE, Akosua Busia, Desreta Jackson, 1985.

Catch a Classic: Great Directors at Warner Bros.

TCM’s monthlong celebration of Warner Bros.’ centennial continues with another evening of titles from legendary directors who helmed films for Warner.

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Max Debuts Teaser, Sets Premiere for Animated ‘Gremlins’ Prequel Series

The family-friendly adventure Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai will have a May debut on Max, the same day that enhanced streaming service from Warner Bros. Discovery launches.

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Let Us Love You, Chaka Khan: The Queen of Funk Turns 70!

Let us wish you a happy birthday, Chaka Khan! It’s all we want to do!

Test Your Knowledge of ’80s & ’90s Stars at the 2023 Oscars

With the Oscars coming up, test your knowledge of the ’80s and ’90s stars up for an award this year.

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13 TV Themes Composed By Movie Maestro John Williams

He’s received his 53rd Oscar nomination this year for his Fabelmans score, but the legendary big-screen composer has also created memorable TV themes, including Lost in Space, Great Performances and Sunday Night Football.

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Steven Spielberg on the Small Screen

The filmmaker, who might win his third directing Oscar for The Fabelmans, has had a legendary movie career, but don’t overlook his impact on television.

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‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ and Other Sci-Fi Films on TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar

The March 10 evening lineup also features Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977), The Time Machine (1960), Destination Moon (1950) and Forbidden Planet (1956).