Written February 11, 2016
Watched "To Kill A Mockingbird" yesterday at the Rockaway AMC with two other people. Also a favorite of mine. It made me laugh and cry. It was amazing to watch on the big screen. You tend to pay more attention to it. Much more of an impact on the big screen. A must see for anyone who loves the old black and white films.
Written May 06, 2015
I have seen this magnificant CLASSIC movie numerous times, and to see it finally on the big screen in HD validates the performance Gregory Peck won in 1962! Such a wonderful story & acting & art direction for the true-to-life set.
I still hate Eula Mae and Mr Ewell everytime I see it and Brock Peter's as Tom Robinson always brings me to tears...........
THANK YOU TCM!
Written August 04, 2015
It was as good (or better!) the 20th time as it was the first time! A timeless story that brings tears to my eyes every time.
Written December 21, 2014
Simply put, it was a fantastic experience. I have viewed this movie on the small screen at home but it did not do justice to the Big Screen experience. There were many nuances that were readily noticed and that could not be seen on a TV. Gregory Peck's performance was nothing short of amazing. His interaction with his children, the town people and the black community was so clearly ahead of its time. To see the facial expressions, the scenes without dialogue as well as the very simple, direct and well written dialogue between the characters shows why tis movie is so revered.
I wish there could be a theatre that continually showed the great movies from the 30's, 40', 50's and 60's that are far better than the special effects generated movies, completely relying on action rather than character development and good acting. Thank goodness for Turner Classic Movies, Ben Mankiewitz and Robert Osborne for providing great movies to view.
Written March 02, 2015
This was SUPER! It was wonderful to see this amazing story on the big screen - Anyone that missed this showing missed a once in a lifetime event. See the "classics" on a big screen is like seeing something for the first time! It was a great evening. Bring us MORE!!