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Showing posts from February 25, 2018

TCM/FilmStruck: The gift that keeps on giving

This morning TCM and FilmStruck dropped a bomb. Before I left for work Turner’s film streaming service, FilmStruck announced they’d be adding more than 600 films to their library. What does this mean? About a year ago I subscribed to FilmStruck. Founded in 2016 as a film streaming service from Turner Classic Movies, it caters to film lovers like me who enjoy classic films as well as Criterion Collection, foreign, rare and other types of film. At the time I watched a lot of the Harold Lloyd Collection, much of which I already owned but enjoyed the streaming option as well as the Kino, Janus, MGM, Warner Bros., and Criterion Films. I loved the service and having the opportunity to stream Grey Gardens any time, anywhere was fabulous. Unfortunately, when I decided to quit my job last fall, I had to cut back on some of my ‘luxuries.’ FilmStruck had to go, and I’ve regretted it every day. This morning’s announcement changed the game for not just me, but for everyone.  Turner and