Lorna Miller

TCM Classic Film Festival 2022 Review: Day Three

[Read Lorna's Day One and Two coverage of TCMFF 2022] Three on a Match (1932) was one of the most ...
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TCM Classic Film Festival 2022 Review: Day One and Two

After a three-year hiatus, the TCM Classic Film Festival returned to an in-person event in Hollywood over four days and ...
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My (Tentative) 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival Schedule

The COVID pandemic resulted in the cancellation of many activities. One that I have missed the most is the TCM ...
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Castle Rock: The Complete Second Season Blu-ray Review: A Stronger Stephen King Feel to It

Having read numerous Stephen King books and loving so many movies based on them, I was really excited for the ...
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The 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Four

The last day started with my first 9 am block viewing.  While I was tempted to sleep in, I couldn't ...
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The 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Three

Day Three started with what turned out to be my favorite film of the festival, Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949).  ...
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The 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Two

My first full day started with one of my all-time favorite actors Gary Cooper starring in Love in the Afternoon ...
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The 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day One

The festival is held over four days and spread out between the TCL Chinese Theater, the Chinese Multiplex, the Egyptian ...
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My (Tentative) 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival Schedule

With the 2019 TCM Classic Film Festival only days away, I have started planning my schedule. This is always a ...
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Mary Poppins Returns Blu-ray Review: Entertaining for the Whole Family

When I first heard that there would be a Mary Poppins sequel, I was extremely skeptical. How could anything possibly ...
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Castle Rock: The Complete First Season Blu-ray Review: So Much Potential Wasted

My love of reading and addiction to Stephen King started at a young age thanks to my Uncle Vern. King's ...
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2018 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Four

The last day of the festival is always started with a mix of emotions, sadness that it is almost over ...
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2018 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Three

One of my most anticipated films started day three with Bullitt (1968). This is a movie I am always surprised ...
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2018 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Two

The second day of the festival started with the world premiere restoration of My Brilliant Career (1979) since it features ...
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2018 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day One

Each year, I seem to be more and more excited when my press credentials are approved for the Turner Classic ...
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2017 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Four

The last day. It is always with mixed emotions when I look at the schedule for the final day. Film ...
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2017 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Three

One of my most anticipated events was The Last Picture Show (1971) with director Peter Bogdanovich in attendance. While it ...
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2017 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day One and Two

Day One I was hoping to arrive in time to start the festival with the tribute to Robert Osborne but ...
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2016 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Four

Heading into the last day, I was already starting to feel sad that it was almost over. No matter how ...
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2016 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Three

I decided to sleep in to prepare for another big day ahead since there wasn't anything that I really wanted ...
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2016 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day One and Two

Each year as I am heading home from the TCM Classic Film Festival, I am sure that the next year ...
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2015 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Three and Four

Saturday morning, I opted to sleep in and miss The Man Who Would be King (1975) to see So Dear ...
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2015 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day One and Two

The 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival was the best one I have attended.  The previous four festivals were fantastic but ...
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My 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival Schedule (subject to change)

With the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival a week away, I have started planning my schedule.  Each year it is ...
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Longmire: The Complete Second Season DVD Review: A Standout Show Worth Watching

The second season of the popular A&E western crime drama Longmire continued the successful formula of interesting standalone cases along ...
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2014 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day Three and Four

Day Three Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) had me up and raring to go for Day Three.  Anything starring ...
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2014 TCM Classic Film Festival Review: Day One and Two

The 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival was my fourth and favorite. It may have been the festival programming or the ...
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My Top Picks for the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival

Each year when the schedule for the TCM Classic Film Festival is posted, I feel equal levels of excitement and ...
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My 2013 TCM Classic Film Festival Journal, Part Two

My Saturday started off with a bit of nostalgia at “Bugs Bunny's 75th Birthday Bash”.  Film critic Leonard Maltin and ...
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My 2013 TCM Classic Film Festival Journal, Part One

As the fourth annual TCM Classic Film Festival was approaching, I was filled with anticipation as I made my top ...
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What I Must See at the 2013 TCM Film Festival

As spring approaches, one of the things I look forward to with high anticipation is the TCM Classic Film Festival. ...
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You Only Live Twice Movie Review: All of the Charm, Action, and Womanizing You Expect

You Only Live Twice is the fifth film in the James Bond series.  Released in 1967, it was intended to ...
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Shallow Grave (1994) Criterion Collection Blu-ray Review: An Exceptional Film

Danny Boyle’s first film Shallow Grave is a disturbing and extreme examination of the consequences of one’s actions. I love ...
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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Blu-ray Review: Impressive Disc but Lacks the Charm of the Previous Film

The first Sherlock Holmes was fun, exciting, and unique. It far exceeded my expectations. A Game of Shadows doesn’t have ...
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Reporting on the 2012 TCM Classic Film Festival: Day 3 and 4

My longest day of the festival appropriately started with The Longest Day (1962), a star-studded World War II action film ...
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Reporting on the 2012 TCM Classic Film Festival: Day 1 and 2

The 2012 TCM Classic Film Festival returned to Hollywood from April 12th through April 15th for their third edition. I ...
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War Horse Blu-ray Combo Pack Review: Worth Watching Though Poorly Paced

While the title indicates that this is a war movie, it is much deeper than that. It is a film ...
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Texas Killing Fields Blu-ray Review: Unimaginative and Disjointed

I am always a little concerned when reviewing a film that I have never heard of that has already been ...
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In Time DVD Review: An Enthralling Science-Fiction Thriller

I am not sure what it is but I am willing to see anything these days featuring Justin Timberlake. He ...
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Real Steel Blu-ray Review: A Good Movie, A Great High-Definition Experience

When I saw the first preview for Real Steel, my reaction was the same as many: Rock’em Sock’em Robots brought ...
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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974) Blu-ray Review: An Average Rankin Bass TV Special

Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass created many successful animated holiday specials, the best known being Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer ...
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The Help Blu-ray Review: Maids Air Dirty Laundry Anonymously

Written by Kathryn Stockett, The Help is a fiction novel released in 2009. It is currently ranked number seven on ...
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Winnie the Pooh Combo Pack: A Wonderful Return to the Classic Characters

Winnie the Pooh is the fifth animated theatrical release featuring Christopher Robin and the adorable creatures from the Hundred Acre ...
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Cedar Rapids: The Super Awesome Edition Blu-ray Review: Neither Super nor Awesome

Tim Lippe (Ed Helms) is a sheltered and naive small-town insurance agent who is given the chance to attend a ...
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Four Weddings and a Funeral Blu-ray Review: Not a Run-of-the-Mill Romantic Comedy

Four Weddings and a Funeral is a 1994 British romantic comedy that follows a group of friends as they attend ...
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Honeymoon in Vegas Blu-ray Review: Enjoyable Movie but the Blu-ray Should Be Annulled

Oh, I how I remember the days when Nicholas Cage made good movies. Honeymoon in Vegas was one of them. ...
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Limitless Blu-ray Review: The Film Reaches Its Potential

What would it be like to utilize 100% of your brain? This is the question posed in the film Limitless ...
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Kung Fu Panda Blu-ray Review: Captivating for Both Kids and Adults

Po (Jack Black) dreams of being a kung fu master but being an overweight, uncoordinated panda makes working in his ...
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Tangled (2010) Blu-ray Review: Disney’s Last Princess Movie Ends on a High Note

Comedy, romance and adventure, Disney delivers all three mightily in their 50th animated feature Tangled. In November 2010, Disney announced ...
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Bambi: Diamond Edition Blu-ray Review: The Prince of the Forest is Born

Based on the book Bambi, A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten, Walt Disney’s Bambi was released in 1942 ...
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You Again Blu-ray Review: Actions Have Consequences

I have often wondered why women are not as supportive of each other as they could be. We should be ...
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