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Classics on the big screen! Casablanca!

By gerstmom
Written March 05, 2015
Thank you TCM! What a wonderful experience to see one of my favorite films like it was presented when originally a movie theater!! I've seen this movie many many times, but appreciated the cinematography even more. And I noticed things I've never seen before. I hope TCM and Fathom Events have many more of these events. It's a great opportunity to introduce younger generations to these classic, fabulous films!
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By ahdam0729
Written July 06, 2015
It's amazing what modern technology can do for a film as old as this and of course a favorite of so many and a treasure to some. Seeing it on a large movie screen, something that wasn't done since the last century and two years before I was born, was both fun and also nostalgic. Most of those in the audience were in my age range - 60's, so you know they came for an experience they too could enjoy and invoke memories. Picture quality and sound were superb. It was also nice to see and hear in a pre-movie presentation, some of those involved in the making of the film. I don't like movie critics because I don't like people telling me what I should like or dislike. So you have to see it for yourself and make your own conclusions, but for myself I'll give it five stars out of five*****
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Not an empty seat in the theater

By sobeckp
Written March 22, 2012
As Time Goes By was my wedding song and even though we've watched the DVD so many times we thought it would be cool to see it in the theater. I was surprised by how crowded it was and happy to see so many people coming out on a weeknight for a Classic. I think TCM had a great idea and I thoroughly enjoyed and so did everyone else. There were claps and cheers at the end of the film, which does not happen often with movies today.
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Casablanca One of the Best Movies Ever!

By Brownla
Written March 22, 2012
The rerelease of Casablanca for its 70 anniversary serves as a reminder to anyone who attended; just how great a movie can be! A time before colorization and special effects! It was Hollywood's heyday; when actors were thespians. A period when interesting dialog and great story line was all that was needed to capture the audience attention and keep them riveted at the edge of their seat. Casablanca is truly one of the best movies of all time! Take the whole family or go on a date, you'll be glad you did!
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By oldben1972
Written March 22, 2012
I had seen this movie dozens of times at home on DVD. Funny thing, I was the only person in the house that ever wanted to watch it. So, it was a new experience watching with a crowd. I never realized how much I laughed and some of the lines until I heard the crowd laugh along with me. So, not only was it great to see on the big screen for the first time, it truly was a great movie going experience. Highly recommending it for people who have seen it or have never seen it. GREAT MOVIE.
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