TCM Film Fest: Why I’m missing ‘Them!’ and other difficult choices

Here is the agony of trying to plan out a schedule for what to see at the TCM Classic Film Festival. Out of more than 80 feature films on the schedule, the runaway winner as my favorite at TCMFF is one I won’t be seeing.

I was so excited when I saw “Them!” the 1954 B-movie classic about giant insects is scheduled for opening night. It’s from my favorite film genre (thanks to watching so many of these films with my dad) and it stars Buffalo born actor James Whitmore. But I won’t be there and other TCMFF attendees understand why.

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