Teddy's Takes is a biweekly (well, usually biweekly) newsletter of all things film-related. Each review is e-mailed directly to your e-mailbox as exclusive, paid-only content. For subscribers in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., area, you get the added bonus of access to free preview screenings of major motion pictures well before the films are released to the general public.  In just the past year, I have hosted previews to such movies as Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Cars 3, La La Land, Beauty and the Beast, and Get Out, and the upcoming Despicable Me 3. I routinely co-sponsor previews at the Cinemark Egyptian 24 at Arundel Mills Mall, AMC White Marsh 16, the Landmark Harbor East in the city, AMC Columbia, and the Charles Theater downtown.

Who am I? A devoted film lover and a trained journalist who has reported on the entertainment industry since 1997. I like to think of myself more as a movie fan than a movie critic. I try and write from the average audience member's perspective, and I hope that shows through.  If you are interested in seeing a sample issue, please send me an email at durginfilm@gmail.com

For those looking to subscribe, the cost is $20 for a one-year's subscription for people who live in the Baltimore-Washington area who want access to my preview screenings and $12 a year for non-Baltimore/D.C. area subscribers or those who live in the region but do not attend the previews.  Two ways to pay:

1) Send $20 (Baltimore-D.C. subscribers) $12 (non-local subscribers) via www.PayPal.com directly to durginfilm@gmail.com


2) Mail a $20 or $12 check or money order payable to:

Teddy Durgin

PO Box 61373

Raleigh, NC 27661

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Recent and Upcoming Items From Teddy's Takes:

  • Teddy's Take on Solo: A Star Wars Story
  • Teddy Interviews The Hero director Brett Haley 
  • 20 Years Ago: A Look Back at the Movies of 1998 
  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom free preview ticket giveaway for Baltimore-DC readers

MADGE NORWOOD (Bette Davis): "I'd love to kiss you, but I just washed my hair."
  - CABIN IN THE COTTON, Warner Bros., 1932