Saturday, January 26, 2013

TCM for February 2013



February may be a short month, but TCM has compensated by cramming it full of classic goodness. Not many obscurities, but a lot of movie-lover essentials. Full schedule can be found HERE.

Below are a few of my picks. All times Eastern.


2/1


6:15 PM
The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John.
C-102 mins, TV-G, CC

The Adventures of Robin Hood

2/2

8:00 PM

An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up.
BW-103 mins, TV-PG, CC,

4:00 AM
Three prospectors fight off bandits and each other after striking-it-rich in the Mexican mountains.
BW-126 mins, TV-PG, CC,
2/3

12:15 PM
A headstrong girl fights the strictures of the Catholic church in Europe and the Belgian Congo.
C-152 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


3:00 PM
A naval officer longing for active duty clashes with his vainglorious captain.
C-121 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

2/4

1:00 PM

A husband and wife fight to conquer alcoholism.
BW-117 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format


3:00 PM
Sexual repression drives a small-town Kansas girl mad during the roaring twenties.
C-124 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

10:00 PM
A free-spirited convict refuses to conform to chain-gang life.
C-126 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format


12:15 AM
When mobsters kill the witness he was assigned to protect, a dedicated policeman investigates the case on his own.
C-114 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format


2:15 AM
A group of aging cowboys look for one last score in a corrupt border town.
C-144 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format


2/5

12:30 AM
Two Devil's Island prisoners devote all of their time to hatching escape plans.
C-151 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format


3:30 AM
Three vacationing students set out to humiliate an insecure girl.
C-95 mins, TV-MA, CC,


2/6

10:00 AM

Vladimir Nabokov's racy classic focuses on an aging intellectual in love with a teenager.
BW-153 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

Lolita


2/7

7:45 AM

On his way to an awards ceremony, a distinguished professor thinks back on his loveless life.
BW-91 mins, TV-PG,


9:30 AM
A medieval knight seeks revenge when his daughter is murdered.
BW-89 mins, TV-14,


11:30 AM
A young boy's life changes the summer he moves in with relatives while his sick mother tries to recover.
C-101 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format

2/8

11:00 PM

Oklahoma farmers dispossessed during the Depression fight for better lives in California.
BW-129 mins, TV-G, CC,


2/10

4:00 AM
A man on the run joins an embattled film company run by a maniacal director.
C-131 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format

The Stunt Man

2/12

6:15 PM

A possessive son's efforts to keep his mother from remarrying threaten to destroy his family.
BW-88 mins, TV-PG, CC,


8:00 PM
The investigation of a publishing tycoon's dying words reveals conflicting stories about his scandalous life.
BW-120 mins, TV-PG, CC,


10:15 PM
A U.S. agent recruits a German expatriate to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in Brazil.
BW-101 mins, TV-PG, CC,
2/14

12:00 AM

A young bride is terrorized by the memories of her husband's glamorous first wife.
BW-130 mins, TV-PG, CC,

2/16

12:00 AM
An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
C-136 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

2/17

1:30 AM

A photographer discovers a murder in the background of a candid photo.
C-111 mins, TV-MA, CC,


3:30 AM
A romantic English lass can't choose among three very different suitors.
C-171 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

2/18

5:00 AM
A traveling salesman's music-inspired dreams lead to tragedy.
C-108 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format

Pennies From Heaven
2/19
4:00 PM

Two American journalists get more than they'd bargained for during an Indonesian revolution.
C-115 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format


A flamboyant star throws a TV comedy show into chaos.
C-92 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

2/21

5:45 PM

An American reporter covering the war in Europe gets mixed up in the assassination of a Dutch diplomat.
BW-120 mins, TV-PG, CC,


8:00 PM
An insurance salesman gets seduced into plotting a client's death.
BW-108 mins, TV-PG, CC,


10:00 PM
An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.
BW-122 mins, TV-PG, CC,


12:15 AM

A British womanizer refuses to grow up until tragedy strikes.
C-114 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format


2:15 AM
An American military officer discovers his superiors are planning a military coup.
BW-118 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format


2/23

12:00 AM

Naval officers begin to suspect their captain of insanity.
C-125 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

The Caine Mutiny

2:30 AM
A cross-country trip to sell drugs puts two hippie bikers on a collision course with small-town prejudices.
C-96 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format


4:30 AM
Two shore patrolmen decide to show a prisoner a good time on his way to the brig.
C-104 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format

2/24

8:00 PM

An unemployed actor masquerades as a woman to win a soap-opera role.
C-116 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format


10:15 PM
When his wife leaves him, an ad exec gets a crash course in parenting.
C-105 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format


12:15 AM
A doctor's experiments bring a group of comatose patients back to consciousness.
C-121 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format


2:30 AM
A young man arrested for drug smuggling fights to survive the horrors of a Turkish prison.
C-121 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format

2/25

5:30 PM

A blue-collar worker's encounter with a UFO leaves him a changed man.
C-135 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM
A tough detective tries to clear a cartoon character charged with murder.
C-104 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

10:00 PM
An English teacher inspires his students to seize the day with sometimes disastrous results.
C-129 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format

12:30 AM
In this true story, a military DJ in Vietnam risks his career to broadcast the truth.
C-121 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format

2:45 AM
An experienced pool shark coaches a young hothead on his way to the top.
C-120 mins, TV-MA, CC,

2/27

10:00 PM
A man's investigation of a friend's death uncovers corruption in post-World War II Vienna.
BW-104 mins, TV-14, CC,

2/28

8:00 PM
A recent college graduate has an affair with his neighbor's wife, then falls for their daughter.
C-106 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format

10:00 PM
A Broadway producer decides to get rich by creating the biggest flop of his career.
C-90 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

The Producers


3 comments:

Retro Hound said...

Good night what a month! Several of my all-time favorites!

Robin Hood
Casablanca
TotSM
Bullitt
Grapes of Wrath
The Magnificent Ambersons
Citizen Kane
Notorious
NbNW
Double Indemnity
Tootsie
The Third Man

Several I haven't seen yet but are on my watchlist

Mister Roberts
Blow-Up
A Place in the Sun


A few you couldn't pay me to watch
Close Encounters
Splendor in the Grass

A few I don't know, a couple I'm not too fond of, and the rest are worth watching.

Didn't Awakenings have Robert DeNiro?

Bunched Undies said...

Yes, DeNiro and my musical hero Dexter Gordon in a small part just a year or so before he died. It's a pretty good movie.

Marcheline said...

I am in heaven.

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