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'Memory: The Origins of Alien' Coming to Theaters Oct. 4

Alexandre O. Philippe takes fans on an exploration of the mythical underpinnings of ALIEN.
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Press release: In-step with the 40th anniversary of ALIEN, Legion M and Screen Media are bringing Alexandre O. Philippe's MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN to select nationwide theaters and On Demand on October 4. Philippe (78/52, The People vs. George Lucas, Doc of the Dead) takes fans on an exploration of the mythical underpinnings of ALIEN, supported by exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, unearthing the largely untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's cinematic masterpiece, and reveals a treasure trove of never-before-seen materials from the archives of ALIEN creators Dan O'Bannon and H.R. Giger - including original story notes, rejected designs and storyboards,

Turner Classic Movies Returns to Hollywood for the 11th Annual TCM Classic Film Festival on April 16 - 19

Festival theme Grand Illusions: Fantastic Worlds on Film will take movie lovers on an enchanted journey of storytelling
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Press release: Turner Classic Movies (TCM) today announced that the TCM Classic Film Festival will return for its 11th consecutive year and is set to take place Thursday, April 16 - Sunday, April 19, 2020 in Hollywood, CA. Thousands of movie lovers from around the globe will descend upon Hollywood Boulevard for movies set within the theme Grand Illusions: Fantastic Worlds on Film. Over four packed days and nights, attendees will be treated to an extensive lineup of great movies, appearances by legendary stars and filmmakers, fascinating presentations and panel discussions, special events and more. Grand Illusions: Fantastic Worlds on

Experience the King Like Never Before with 'Elvis Unleashed' in Movie Theaters Worldwide on October 7 & 10 Only

The event features never-before-seen outtakes and performances from the iconic '68 Elvis Comeback Special.
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Press release: Elvis Presley returns to big screens across the globe this fall with the new music special, “Elvis Unleashed,” featuring previously unseen footage on movie theater screens of Elvis as he filmed the iconic “68 Comeback Special.” The two-day cinema event, which includes outtakes and performances that reveal a new side of the King, will air in cinemas on October 7, with an encore screening on October 10. Each screening will include a new 30-minute segment with Los Angeles Times lead music writer Randy Lewis in conversation with actor Dennis Quaid, rising pop/country artist Jade Jackson and the esteemed

Widescreen Marvel 'Lawrence of Arabia' Returns to Movie Theaters

The monumental cinematic achievement continues the TCM Big Screen Classics series on September 1 and 4.
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Press release: One of cinema’s most magnificent and visually stunning achievements, Lawrence of Arabia will return to movie theaters nationwide for two days only - a film made to be seen on the big screen will be presented by Fathom Events as part of the TCM Big Screen Classics series. Lawrence of Arabia will be presented digitally in 4K from a meticulous restoration that utilized 8K scans of the original 65mm negative; the picture was painstakingly restored to remove the damage, deterioration and fading the negative had experienced over 50 years. Movie lovers can experience Lawrence of Arabia in its

Trafalgar Releasing to Bring Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M² to Cinemas Worldwide on October 9

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the 1999 performance and Grammy-winning S&M album, Metallica & San Francisco Symphony reunite.
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Press release: After the announcement of the forthcoming Metallica and San Francisco Symphony: S&M² film last week, Trafalgar Releasing is excited to reveal the official trailer for the film. Metallica and San Francisco Symphony reunite to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their original S&M (Symphony & Metallica) show with S&M², filmed at San Francisco’s new Chase Center. The film will be released on October 9th. Tickets on sale now from metallica.film. The original S&M concerts were performed by Metallica and San Francisco Symphony and conducted by the late Michael Kamen in spring of 1999 at the Berkeley Community Theatre. 2019’s

Trafalgar Releasing Debuts Trailer for 'Roger Waters Us + Them' Film in Theaters Worldwide Oct. 2 & 6

Featuring songs from his legendary Pink Floyd albums and from his last album, Is This The Life We Really Want?
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Press release:Trafalgar Releasing are excited to unveil the official film trailer for Roger Waters Us + Them, filmed in Amsterdam on the European leg of his highly successful and critically acclaimed 2017/2018 world tour, US + THEM. The film will be screened in 2500+ cinemas across 60+ countries around the world on October 2 and 6 only. Tickets to see the film are on sale now from rogerwatersusandthem.com. Roger Waters, co-founder and creative force behind Pink Floyd, with visionary director, Sean Evans, brings to the screen the live story of Us + Them to inspire you with its powerful music

Celebrating Its 40th Anniversary, Star Trek: The Motion Picture Returns to the Big Screen for Two Days Only

Experience the adventure in movie theaters nationwide on September 15 and 18.
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Press release: In 1979, the Starship Enterprise flew its very first big-screen mission in Star Trek—The Motion Picture, and to mark the film’s 40th anniversary, Fathom Events and Paramount Pictures will bring this awe-inspiring adventure back to movie theaters for two days only, on September 15 and 18. Tickets to Star Trek—The Motion Picture are available beginning Friday, August 2, at www.FathomEvents.com or participating theater box offices. In its first nationwide cinema release since the film premiered in December 1979, the original theatrical cut of Star Trek—The Motion Picture will include the film’s soaring overture by famed composer Jerry Goldsmith.

Iconic Peanuts Gang to Hit Theaters for 50th Anniversary

The first Peanuts movies return for a whole new generation.
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Press release: Fans of all ages will enjoy the 50th Anniversary event cinema release of the two full-length digitally re-mastered Peanuts movies - A Boy Named Charlie Brown and Snoopy, Come Home when the animated features appear in cinema for the first time since 1969 and 1972. See the original Peanuts characters like you’ve never seen them before. Humorous and heart-tugging, both features bring back the joys of childhood and teach kids today’s important life lessons during their most impressionable years. Filled with laughter, courage, loyalty and the lovable friends we all relate to, the original Peanuts movies will win

TCM Presents: Out of This World: A Celebration of Sci-Fi Movies Every Tuesday in July

Highlights include tribute to 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing and network premiere of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope.
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Press release: This July, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) presents Out of This World: A Celebration of Sci-Fi Movies, an odyssey through science fiction movies from a galaxy far, far away to not-too-distant futures. Airing every Tuesday night in primetime, each evening will explore the many realms of science fiction in cinema including creature features, early sci-fi, TCM’s network premiere of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, and a special night of moon movies in honor of this month’s 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s monumental moon landing. TCM’s celebration of science fiction films will include: July

Trafalgar Releasing and Anthem Entertainment Debut Trailer for RUSH: Cinema Strangiato 2019

RUSH: Cinema Strangiato 2019 will feature a special look inside some of the most powerful performances from R40 LIVE, the band’s 2015 tour and live album of the same name.
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Press release: Trafalgar Releasing and Anthem Entertainment are delighted to share the just-released trailer for the highly anticipated release of RUSH: Cinema Strangiato 2019, coming to select cinemas across the globe, for a special, limited theatrical engagement on Wednesday, August 21. Tickets for the event are now on sale at www.CinemaStrangiato.com In partnership with Concord Music Group, RUSH: Cinema Strangiato 2019 will feature a special look inside some of the most powerful performances from R40 LIVE, the band’s 2015 tour and live album of the same name. The theatrical film experience is set to include top RUSH songs, such as

Two-Part Doctor Who Special, 'The End of Time,' Comes to U.S. Movie Theaters as a One-Night Event on August 7

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of David Tennant’s final season.
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WHAT: This year marks the 10th anniversary of David Tennant’s final season with “Doctor Who,” and perhaps his greatest adventure of all time - the heartbreaking two-part special: “The End of Time.” Cinema audiences have the chance to relive the agony and ecstasy of this thrilling story on August 7 only, with the return of many fan-favorite actors from David Tennant’s tenure as the Doctor: Billie Piper, Catherine Tate, John Simm, Freema Agyeman, Bernard Cribbins, John Barrowman, Elisabeth Sladen and more. In addition to the feature content, fans will get an exclusive look at a brand new interview with

The 9th Annual Grateful Dead Meet-up at the Movies Comes to Movie Theaters Worldwide on August 1

Presenting the band’s legendary Giants Stadium concert from June 17, 1991.
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Press release: Global entertainment distributor Trafalgar Releasing is bringing the 9th Annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies to select movie theaters on Thursday, August 1. This meet-up marks the first time that acclaimed series will receive a global outing, reaching audiences worldwide. Fans of the iconic classic rock band can now find their local screening and purchase tickets at MeetUpAtTheMovies.com. This highly anticipated annual fan event, this year will showcase the previously unreleased complete June 17, 1991 concert from Giants Stadium in New Jersey, widely considered to be one of the greatest shows of the band's final decade of

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live to Launch All New National Tour This Fall

Marking the third and final live tour for the show's creator, Joel Hodgson
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Press release: Original host and the creative vision behind the beloved TV and Netflix comedy series Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) for more than three decades, Joel Hodgson announces today that he will headline a North American tour for a third and final time in an all new LIVE production, titled Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: The Great Cheesy Movie Circus Tour. Produced by Alternaversal LLC, the tour will launch this September in York, PA, and premiere two never-before-screened films: No Retreat, No Surrender and Circus of Horrors. Following the wildly successful "Watch Out for Snakes! Tour" in 2017 and

APOLLO 11 - The Immersive Live Show Announces Orange County Performances Starting October 10th

The show invites audiences to go on an epic journey to the Moon and back.
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Press release: The Immersive Live Show touches down in Costa Mesa, CA for a limited engagement at OC Fair & Event Center on Thursday, October 10, with tickets on sale Sunday, June 23. Groups of 10 or more can purchase their tickets now by emailing groupsales@apollo11show.com or calling 1-833-9MOON11. Costa Mesa is the second stop of this exciting new production’s 18-city tour over the next three years. As we approach the 50th anniversary of man’s first steps on the Moon, the time has come to tell one of the greatest stories in human history. Staged in the groundbreaking, purpose-built LUNAR

The Cure: Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park London in Theaters 7/11

In collaboration with Eagle Rock Entertainment, the film captures the acclaimed Hyde Park gig celebrating 40 years of The Cure.
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Press release: Trafalgar Releasing, in collaboration with Eagle Rock Entertainment, today announced the global cinema release of The Cure - Anniversary 1978-2018 Live in Hyde Park London, celebrating 40 years of The Cure, cementing them as one of the defining rock bands of music history. The film, slated for release from Thursday, July 11th, sees The Cure take the stage on a perfect July evening in London’s Hyde Park to deliver a set of a songs celebrating four decades of music making. The ensuing film Anniversary 1978-2018 directed by longtime collaborator Tim Pope, captures them in glorious 4K. The 5.1

'Pavarotti' Premiere Screening Event Comes to Movie Theaters Nationwide on June 4

New documentary celebrates life and work of opera legend Luciano Pavarotti through powerful music, intimate interviews, and never-before-seen footage.
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Press release: Fathom Events will bring beloved entertainer Luciano Pavarotti’s story to movie theaters across the country on June 4 with a screening event designed to bring the life and performances of one of the great operatic voices to the masses. This exclusive screening will give audiences the first chance to experience the new documentary film “Pavarotti.” From his earliest beginnings to the very last days of his life, the Ron Howard-directed film follows the renowned singer over the course of his prolific career, revealing previously unknown details about the legendary tenor; and harnessing the incredible sounds and music from

Julia Reichert, 50 Years in Film, Touring Retrospective Includes Academy Award-nominated Docs and Shorts

Starts May 30, 2019 at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, tours nationally through 2020.
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Press release: A three-time Academy Award nominee, Ohio-based filmmaker Julia Reichert has dedicated her career to capturing stories that explore class, gender, and race in America. In honor of nearly five decades in filmmaking, a touring retrospective, organized by the Wexner Center for the Arts, will celebrate one of the most distinguished bodies of work in American independent film and one of our most accomplished documentarians. The series will showcase all of Reichert’s feature documentaries, beginning with Growing Up Female (made with Jim Klein in 1971), considered the first feature documentary of the modern women’s movement—and a recent addition to

Frida Cinema's 2nd Annual Overnight Sci-Fi Marathon 'Starship Frida' to Blast Off Saturday, May 4th!

A special prize will be given to all guests who stay through the entire experience.
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Press release: Orange County's non-profit art house theater The Frida Cinema invites guests to embark on a 12-hour overnight odyssey through some of sci-fi cinema’s most fantastic, thrilling, terrifying, and mind-bending worlds at their 2nd Annual Starship Frida overnight event! One of the cinema's two annual overnight film marathons, along with October's overnight horror marathon Camp Frida, Starship Frida is a twelve-hour marathon of science-fiction classics that kicks off at 8pm on May the 4th (Star Wars reference fully intended), and continues through to 8am. Starship Frida's event coordinator Alissa Flores says of the event, "Our amazing team of Starship

What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Lands in Movie Theaters for One Night Only on May 13

Features behind-the-scenes footage of the making of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, interviews with cast, creators, and more.
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Press release: Fans will get a special look into Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as the new documentary - What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - arrives in movie theaters across the country for one night only on May 13, 2019. The film presents a fascinating in-depth look at the past, present and future of a series whose dark, edgy take on Gene Roddenberry’s vision was often misunderstood when it premiered but has grown into a beloved mainstay in the Star Trek franchise. Featuring extensive new interviews with the cast and crew of Star

Celebrating Batman's 80th Anniversary, Fathom Events Brings Four Adventures Back to the Big Screen This May

Movie theaters nationwide will present Batman, Batman Returns, Batman Forever, and Batman and Robin, each for one day only.
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Press release: This May, only in movie theaters nationwide, Batman returns followed by Batman Returns, plus Batman Forever, and Batman & Robin. All four blockbuster cinematic adventures are coming back to movie theaters as Fathom Events presents a can’t-miss Batman movie event in honor of DC’s Batman 80th anniversary. Each Batman film will play one day only in more than 600 movie theaters nationwide, beginning with director Tim Burton’s visionary Batman, a film whose unprecedented success and acclaim helped propel superhero movies that continue to reign supreme at the box office. Tickets to each of the four Batman films are

My (Tentative) 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival Schedule

I try to balance my selections with films I have never seen or beloved films I haven't seen on the big screen.
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With the 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival only days away, I have started planning my schedule. This is always a difficult process since there are usually several films in the same time slot that I want to see. I try to balance my selections with films I have never seen or beloved films I haven’t seen on the big screen. The guests who will participate in the discussions also plays a big part of the decision. Below is the list of the top films I am most excited about and likely to attend. Thursday: Night World (1932): My festival will

Starting April 18 a Trio of Super Cheesy B-Movies to Be Grilled on Big Screens Nationwide with RiffTrax Live: 2019 Series

RiffTrax takes on the guy-in-a-rubber-suit creature feature Octaman, the Casper Van Dien space odyssey Star Raiders, and new HD transfer of the MST3K favorite Giant Spider Invasion.
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Press release: RiffTrax’s Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett (of Mystery Science Theater 3000® fame) are back in cinemas to celebrate the 10th anniversary of RiffTrax Live with three all-new riffs on what are sure to be fan favorites with “RiffTrax Live: 2019.” Join Mike, Kevin and Bill as they take on B-movie classics: the guy-in-a-rubber-suit creature feature Octaman, the Casper Van Dien space odyssey Star Raiders, and new HD transfer of the MST3K favorite Giant Spider Invasion. Since first partnering in 2009 with “RiffTrax Live: Plan 9 from Outer Space” the RiffTrax and Fathom Events partnership has

Terry Gilliam's The Man Who Killed Don Quixote Comes to Movie Theaters on April 10, 2019

The film will play in over 700 U.S. cinemas and select Canadian locations for one night with exclusive bonus features.
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Press release: On April 10, 2019, North American audiences will get the first look at Terry Gilliam’s long-awaited film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, co-starring Adam Driver and Jonathan Pryce. Over 25 years in the making, the film had its world premiere at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival. The film will play in over 700 U.S. cinemas and select Canadian locations for one night on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, with exclusive bonus features. Presented by Fathom Events and Screen Media Films, The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is the story of Toby (Driver), a cynical advertising director, who finds

GKIDS & Fathom Events Return With New Studio Ghibli Series in U.S. Cinemas Throughout 2019

Series begins in April with Howl's Moving Castle: 15th Anniversary.
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Press release: After kicking off in 2017 and returning for an even more successful 2018, STUDIO GHIBLI FEST is back for 2019. GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events are proud to continue their collaboration and deliver a new and expanded selection of celebrated animated films to U.S. cinemas throughout the year with STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2019. Featuring nine of Studio Ghibli’s masterpieces, the series kicks off with the 15th anniversary of the Academy Award- nominated fantasy adventure Howl's Moving Castle, and continues with the 35th anniversary of Nausicaä of the Valley of the

Santa Ana's The Frida Cinema Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary Throughout February

Dedicated to "Enriching, connecting, and educating communities through the art of cinema."
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Press release: Orange County's non-profit art house theater The Frida Cinema will be celebrating its 5th Anniversary on February 21st with a special screening of Casablanca, as well as a month of programming filled with audience favorites from its first five years! Dedicated to "Enriching, connecting, and educating communities through the art of cinema," The Frida Cinema has served as Orange County's sole community-based, mission-driven not-for-profit art house cinema since opening its doors on February 21, 2014. Founded by Executive Director Logan Crow on a shoestring budget, the two-screen cinema has become a popular destination for Southern California cinephiles with

Tom Baker's Final Doctor Who Adventure, Logopolis, Coming to U.S. Theaters as a Special One-Night Event

"It's the end. But the moment has been prepared for." - The Doctor
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Audiences now have the chance to see the Fourth Doctor, Tom Baker’s 100-minute final adventure, Logopolis, on big screens nationwide. The Doctor Who episode features the first appearance of companion Teegan, played by Janet Fielding, Anthony Ainley as the Doctor’s archenemy, The Master, and the regeneration of Fourth Doctor, Tom Baker into Fifth Doctor, Peter Davison. In addition to the feature content, fans will also get an exclusive look at a brand new interview with Tom Baker and companions Janet Fielding and Sarah Sutton. Following the cinema event, Tom Baker’s complete final season on Doctor Who comes to Blu-ray on

Fathom Events Launches Celebration for the Legendary Diana Ross's 75th Birthday in Cinemas Worldwide

The event features a remastered version of Diana Ross: Live in Central Park
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Press release: The magic of Diana Ross has touched millions of hearts around the world. Her magnificent life and unparalleled career have influenced music, film, fashion and stage with her spirit forever woven in the fabric of humanity. 2019 will be remembered as a milestone in history with a year-long Diamond Diana Celebration, marking the 75th birthday of one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Fathom Events will launch the festivities on her birthday, March 26, with an exclusive two-day, global theatrical release of Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy featuring Diana Ross: Live in Central Park. The

This Valentine's Day, Fall in Love with Dirty Dancing All over Again

Playing Sunday, February 10 and Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at select theaters nationwide.
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Press release: Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the timeless, music-filled love story Dirty Dancing will be back in movie theaters nationwide. For two days only, on Sunday, February 10 and Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. (local time), Baby and Johnny will return and give movie lovers (or any kind of lovers) the chance to experience this perennially popular audience favorite on the big screen. Set in the summer of 1963 and featuring a soundtrack filled with songs that helped define the 1980s, Dirty Dancing is filled with both romance and nostalgia. Directed by Emile

Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies Reveal 14 Movie Masterpieces Returning to Cinemas in 2019

Movie lovers can journey from Oz to outer space as films play in hundreds of movie theaters nationwide for 2019 TCM Big Screen Classics series.
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Press release: Film fans can take a yearlong journey through Hollywood history in 2019 when Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) come together for the fourth annual TCM Big Screen Classics, presenting 14 film favorites throughout the year, spanning seven decades. From the Golden Age of Hollywood to groundbreaking movies from the seventies, eighties and nineties, the TCM Big Screen Classics series combines each film with little-known facts and insight provided by TCM Primetime Host Ben Mankiewicz. In addition, every film is presented in its original aspect ratio, offering audiences the chance to see these movies on the big

Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal & Rob Reiner to Open 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival with When Harry Met Sally

The 30th Anniversary screening kicks off TCM's 10th annual classic film festival.
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Press release: Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will kick off the 10th annual TCM Classic Film Festival on Thursday, April 11th with a 30th anniversary screening of the seminal romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally… with beloved stars Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan and acclaimed director/producer Rob Reiner in attendance. The 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival, held in the heart of Hollywood April 11th-14th, marks the 10th annual celebration of classic films on the big screen from TCM. The TCM network will also celebrate its 25th anniversary on closing night of the festival. Celebrated director Rob Reiner had no idea he

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