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THE COLOR PURPLE Back in Theaters for Black History Month

By Tara McNamara / January 31, 2020 /

On its 35th Anniversary, Steven Spielberg’s 1985 multiple Academy Award nominated film THE COLOR PURPLE (1985) is back in theaters in February to coincide with Black History Month.

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35 Years Later, Get Slimed Again: GHOSTBUSTERS returns to theaters & we’re hosting a massive ticket giveaway!

By Tara McNamara / September 18, 2019 /

GHOSTBUSTERS return to theaters for its 35th Anniversary just in time for Halloween.

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We co-host ICONIC ’80s Week with Lea Thompson on HDNET Movies!

By Tara McNamara / July 7, 2019 /

The founder of ’80s Movie Guide, Tara McNamara, will interview actress-director Lea Thompson for “Iconic ’80s,” a week-long special airing July 22-27 exploring the ’80s through its movies on HDNET Movies. The duo provide insightful discussion on each film in the lineup, which includes St. Elmo’s Fire, Stripes, Short Circuit, Christine, and more. It’s also…

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Kevin Costner and Dwier Brown tried to change FIELD OF DREAMS’ most memorable line: 17 Crazy, Magical Facts About the Baseball Classic

By Tara McNamara / June 12, 2019 /

Thirty years ago, Dwier Brown had a small but significant role in Field of Dreams, playing the late, estranged father of Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner). The movie is a fantasy for sons and baseball fans, a special piece of cinema that transcends the screen, and contains one of filmdom’s most touching, rewarding scenes. On June…

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On Field of Dreams 30th Anniversary, Director Phil Alden Robinson Reveals How a 1960s Attitude Tweak Created a Magical Film

By Tara McNamara / June 10, 2019 /

This weekend, Field of Dreams celebrates its 30th Anniversary by returning to theaters for a special Father’s Day screening June 16 and 18 as part of the TCM Big Screen Classic with Fathom Events. Truly, it’s hard to name a movie that’s more appropriate for that holiday – in fact, it’s a movie that will…

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Father’s Day Giveaway: See FIELD OF DREAMS on the Big Screen with FREE Tickets!

By Tara McNamara / June 4, 2019 /

FIELD OF DREAMS is back in theaters on Father’s Day for its 30th Anniversary and we’re giving away free tickets.

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Join Us (& Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Jeff Goldblum) at the 10th Annual TCM Film Festival!

By Tara McNamara / April 5, 2019 /

The Turner Classic Film Festival is what we call “our favorite time of the year.” It’s got a flavor more special than any other film festival: every movie is a winner. This year, I’m proud to announce I’ll be back at the festival as a special guest and I hope you’ll join me! I’m introducing…

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THE KARATE KID is Back & We’re Giving Away Tickets!

By Tara McNamara / March 7, 2019 /

UPDATE: Winners have been selected. Congrats to Debbie D., Travis C., Crystal C., John C., and Elizabeth B.! Watch for our next give away! been 35 years since Daniel-san crane-kicked his way into the hearts of Mr. Miyagi and moviegoers everywhere. So, as The Karate Kid enters its midlife crisis, it Waxes On with a…

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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane? It’s FREE TICKETS to SUPERMAN!

By Tara McNamara / November 12, 2018 /

UPDATE: Winners have been picked at random! Congratulations to  Michael King, Chad Bailey, Elvis Vazquez, Dan Gurwitz, and Bill Desenberg! Everyone else, get your tickets at or at your theater! Info for which theaters and times are HERE.  For ’80s kids, there is no other Superman than Christopher Reeve. Hard to believe, but December marks…

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Get Free Tickets to NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD 50th Anniversary Screening!

By Tara McNamara / October 13, 2018 /

UPDATE: Winners have been picked! Congrats to Jason R., David W., Bradshaw D., David, and Instagram winner Changomania!   George Romero’s zombie classic Night of the Living Dead is celebrating its 50th Anniversary! Largely considered one of the best horror films ever made, Fathom Events is presenting the newly restored and remastered version in 600 movie theaters with screenings…

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