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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Movie & Streaming Hype: First-Ever Cinema Week June, TCM Film Festival Online & More


The Hollywood Reporter just reported on a special, first-ever, Cinema Week, happening in June.

"Thousands of cinemas across the country will showcase exclusive content, offer exclusive merchandise and arrange for special guests, including filmmakers and talent. The event runs June 22-27."
Theaters really want people back in their seats. So, let's hope for some special screenings! 
 One of our favorite annual film festivals in LA is now streaming and on cable. You can watch this years TCM Classic Film Festival with special content via TCM or HBO Max. Use the link to see the full schedule taking place May 6-9.

Here's some highlights you might like to watch
  • Michael Douglas introduces One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) on HBO Max
  • SF Sketchfest Presents a table read of Ed Wood’s Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959) on TCM, adapted by comedian Dana Gould and featuring Maria Bamford, Bobcat Goldthwait, Oscar Nuñez, Laraine Newman, Bob Odenkirk, David Koechner, Janet Varney, Jonah Ray, Paul F. Tompkins, Gary Anthony Williams, Baron Vaughn, Deborah Baker Jr. and Kat Aagesen
  •  Saturday, May 8- 6:00am ET TEX AVERY: THE KING OF CARTOONS (1988) Documentary about the life and career of animator and director Frederick Bean “Tex” Avery.
    -Saturday, May 8- 7:00am ET TEX AVERY AT MGM (1943-1955) -54M- TV-G - Compilation of cartoons directed by Tex Avery during his years at MGM.


LOVE, DEATH + ROBOTS VOLUME II going up on Netflix May 14

Invisible Man won big.

Joe Cornish, British comedian and director of Attack the Block is finally getting another movie to direct. Starlight from Mark Millar. Read more about it here. We've read the comic and seen Joe's previous work, so this sounds pretty good.