Written October 10, 2015
Beyond a shadow of a doubt one of the finest screen adaptations of one of the greatest books ever written. The role of Atticus Finch was the role Gregory Peck was born to play. Evil flourishes when men of good character do nothing, but I fear that there were so few men of the character of Atticus Finch in my deep South of the l930's.....more's the pity. This film has had a profound impact on my beliefs about equality and justice, which belong to all men or belong to none. Much of the film brings back fond memories of my childhood is a small southern town in the 1950's and 60's, but also memories, not so fond, such as the abysmal poverty that surrounded me, not merely financial poverty, but poverty of the soul, of the spirit. Thirty years after the setting of this film, many of the evils exposed by Harper Lee still existed and to some extent still exist, only to a slightly lesser degree. All this seen through the eyes of an innocent child, recalls my own innocence in those days.
Written February 09, 2016
This is my favorite movie/ book ever! I have seen the movie lots of times, but nothing compared to seeing it on the big screen last night. I noticed lots of little details that I've never seen before. Overall, seeing this movie on the big screen made this already phenomenal movie so much more powerful.
I am so glad that TCM is creating these events to see old classics in theaters for those of use who were born a few decades too late. Great work TCM! Please keep it up!
Written May 23, 2015
This was a unique experience and I am so glad that I got to experience it. To Kill a Mockingbird is a classic and to see it on the big screen was well worth it. The introduction from TCM really added something to the viewing. It was great to learn a few new things.
Written November 17, 2012
To Kill A Mockingbird has been my favorite movie since I was 10 yrs old. I had only since it on the television. Thanks to TMC with their one night only showing on a big movie screen, it gave me the chance to see Mockingbird in a whole new dimension. It was a totally different experience watching it with an audience. The picture quality was outstanding and the sound and music were amazing! It gave me a chance to see and hear the movie in a way that tv can never do. I highly recommend if you ever get the opportunity to see this on the big screen to take advantage of it. It has made me a bigger fan if that is possible.
Written December 01, 2015
Did you know the three best selling works of fiction in the 2Oth were all first time novels by women: Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell; Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Suzanne; and To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee.
This movie is closely drawn from the original novel, it's a must see on DVD, but for Turner Classic Movies to bring us yet another must see classic to the big screen is truly awesome. Can't wait for the next one.