‘Superman’ Still Features the Greatest Introduction of a Movie Superhero
Despite the many good Marvel and other DC film titles that have followed in the 45 years since the 1978 Christopher Reeve-led classic kicked off the modern era of superhero movies, nothing beats the hero’s exciting intro here.
‘The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms’: The First Giant Monster Movie of the Atomic Age
The legendary creature feature starring Ray Harryhausen’s brilliantly animated ‘Rhedosaurus’ became an inspiration of other subsequent classics of the genre, including Them! and Godzilla.
Max Debuts ‘100 Years of Warner Bros.’ Docuseries
The series of four documentary specials is narrated by Morgan Freeman and chronicles the century-long history of the iconic Warner Bros. studios. The first two specials debuted to a standing ovation at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.
‘Them!’ Was the First & Best of the ’50s ‘Big Bug’ Movies
This classic about desert ants turned into giant monsters by A-bomb testing is a cut above the other ‘big bug’ creature features that followed, in both its atmosphere and execution.
All the ‘Looney Tunes’ & ‘Merrie Melodies’ Cartoons Airing in TCM’s Warner Bros. Celebration
TCM is devoting its April 2023 schedule entirely to Warner Bros. to mark the studio’s centennial, including airing some of its famed animated shorts each day. Find out when faves like ‘One Froggy Evening,’ ‘What’s Opera, Doc?’ and more are on.