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Home #Hwoodtimes 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival Recap for Thursday, April 22, 2022

2022 TCM Classic Film Festival Recap for Thursday, April 22, 2022

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 21: Steven Spielberg and TCM host Ben Mankiewicz speak onstage at the 40th Anniversary Screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” during Opening Night at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for TCM)

Highlights from Day 1:

  • Opening Night screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial,” featuring a conversation with director Steven Spielberg

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Steven Spielberg attends the 40th Anniversary Screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” during Opening Night at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for TCM)

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(L-R) TCM hosts Eddie Muller and Jacqueline Stewart, special guest Steven Spielberg, and TCM hosts Alicia Malone, Dave Karger, and Ben Mankiewicz attend the 40th Anniversary Screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” during Opening Night at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for TCM)

Jane Seymour attends the 40th Anniversary Screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” during Opening Night at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM)

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J.J. Abrams attends the 40th Anniversary Screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” during Opening Night at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM)

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Pam Grier attends the 40th Anniversary Screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” during Opening Night at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM)

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(L-R) Dee Wallace, General Manager of Turner Classic Movies Pola Changnon, and TCM host Dave Karger attend the 40th Anniversary Screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” during Opening Night at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for TCM)

(L-R) General Manager of Turner Classic Movies Pola Changnon, Steven Spielberg, and TCM host Ben Mankiewicz attend the 40th Anniversary Screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” during Opening Night at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for TCM)

TCM host Alicia Malone attends the 40th Anniversary Screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” during Opening Night at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM)

TCM host Jacqueline Stewart attends the 40th Anniversary Screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” during Opening Night at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM)

Jasmine Chiswell attends the 40th Anniversary Screening of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” during Opening Night at the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for TCM)

  • Film historian and author Cari Beauchamp celebrates the 90th anniversary of “The Jewel Robbery” with a sold-out screening
  • Special guest Topher Grace and TCM host Dave Karger attend the poolside screening of “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”
TCM host Dave Karger and Topher Grace speak onstage at the
screening of Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982) Poolside at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel during the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood, California.

 

Tess Harper and TCM host Eddie Muller speak onstage at the screening of “Tender Mercies” during the 2022 TCM Classic Film Festival at the TCL Chinese 4 Theatres Multiplex on April 21, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for TCM)