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A FACE IN THE CROWD

I was lucky enough yesterday to catch one of the very best movies I’ve ever seen. I think I’ve watched it at least five times now– something I scrupulously try to avoid doing, because I’m slightly hypertensive to the limited time amount of time we all have on this plane and how subject it is to the vagaries of life and chance. 300 more words

Acting

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Patricia Neal, actress (1926-2010)
Spend the day with TCM celebrating Patricia Neal’s birthday with several of her films:
The Hasty Heart (1950) at 6:00AM (ET) 66 more words

Classic Hollywood Birthdays

January 20 in history

250 – Emperor Decius began a widespread persecution of Christians in Rome. Pope Fabian was martyred.

1265 In Westminster, the first English parliament conducted its first meeting held by Simon de Montfort in the… 442 more words

History

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

February 2015 already! The classic film this coming month at SouthBank is The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951), winner of a Golden Globe for “promoting international understanding”. 877 more words

Classic Film Club

The Day The Earth Stood Still: Still Relevant After All These Years

Boasting a pin-sharp blu-ray remaster, The Day The Earth Stood Still is a classic of sci-fi cinema and one of its finest examples.

Intelligent, haunting, frequently timeless and with a message that still resonates today, Robert Wise directs a never better Michael Rennie (earnest and alien in every sense) and creates an unforgettable, iconic robot in Gort. 134 more words

Film