Saturday, January 29, 2011

This week on... TCM (January 30 - February 5)

TCM's 31 Days Of Oscar series begins on Tuesday, February 1, and it wraps up on Thursday, March 3. TCM has posted their movie schedule as a handy PDF (warning: clicking that link will launch a PDF).

Sunday, January 30, 2011
With Six You Get Eggroll (1968) 8:00 PM - Movie contains Doris Day and Brian Keith but no MSG.
Pandora's Box (1929) 12:00 AM

Monday, January 31, 2011 (theme: Jean Simmons)
So Long At The Fair (1950) 12:00 PM - 'A woman searches for her missing brother in Paris despite the fact that nobody believes he exists.' That's like the movie Le Moustache wherein a moustachioed gent is told that he has never existed after he cleans off his upper lip.
Footsteps In The Fog (1955) 4:30 PM
Breathless (1960) 8:00 PM - Godard's classic with Jean Seberg and Jean-Paul Belmondo
The Tramp And The Dictator (2002 documentary comparing the 'parallel lives of Charlie Chaplin and Adolph Hitler') 2:00 AM - Narrated by Kenneth Branagh
The Great Dictator (1940) 3:00 AM

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Manhattan Melodrama (1934) 9:30 AM - Myrna Loy chooses between the love of righteous William Powell and rebellious Clark Gable in this noir about a lifelong friendship whose limits are tested in the face of personal principles.
The Thin Man (1934) 11:15 AM
The Great Dictator (1940) 3:00 PM

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Five Easy Pieces (1970) 8:00 PM

Thursday, February 3, 2011
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) 5:30 PM
All Quiet On The Western Front (1930) 10:00 PM

Friday, February 4, 2011
The Heiress (1949) 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 5, 2011
The Awful Truth (1937) 4:30 PM - Super recommended!

Mark your calendars: TCM's Moguls And Movie Stars seven-part documentary series will be released on DVD on April 26, 2011.

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