We haven't done a TCM preview for a while because it seemed like we were recommending the same films over and over. But there's some cool stuff coming up and, appropriate for November, a few turkeys in the mix as well. Full schedule available HERE. All times Eastern.
MY BRILLIANT CAREER (1979)
A proud young woman in early 20th century Australia must choose between marriage and independence.
Dir: Gillian Armstrong Cast: Judy Davis , Sam Neill , Wendy Hughes .
C-100 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format
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PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK (1975)
When a group of schoolgirls mysteriously disappear, the survivors find their lives changed forever.
Dir: Peter Weir Cast: Martin Vaughan , Rachel Roberts , Dominic Guard .
C-107 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format
ALICE IN THE CITIES (1974)
A journalist and a young girl travel through Europe to find her grandmother.
Dir: Wim Wenders Cast: Rudiger Vogler , Yella Rottlander , Elisabeth Kreuzer .
BW-112 mins, TV-PG
MOST DANGEROUS GAME, THE (1932)
A big game hunter decides to stalk human prey.
Dir: Ernest B. Schoedsack Cast: Joel McCrea , Fay Wray , Robert Armstrong .
BW-63 mins, TV-PG, CC,
SWIMMER, THE (1968)
A tortured man reflects on past mistakes while "swimming" home through his neighbors' pools.
Dir: Frank Perry Cast: Burt Lancaster , Janet Landgard , Janice Rule .
C-95 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format
GYPSY MOTHS, THE (1969)
A trio of barnstorming skydivers finds love and heartache at one small-town stop.
Dir: John Frankenheimer Cast: Burt Lancaster , Deborah Kerr , Gene Hackman .
C-107 mins, TV-MA,
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DISCO GODFATHER (1979)
A retired cop becomes a disco king when he switches careers and becomes a DJ.
Dir: J Robert Wagoner
SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE (1973)
Over a ten-year period, a divorced couple work through their tormented relationship.
Dir: Ingmar Bergman Cast: Liv Ullmann , Erland Josephson , Bibi Andersson .
C-170 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format
GREGORY'S GIRL (1981)
A schoolboy falls for a girl who wins a place on his school's soccer team.
Dir: Bill Forsyth Cast: Gordon John Sinclair , Dee Hepburn , Jake D'Arcy .
C-91 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format
ELEPHANT MAN, THE (1980)
A 19th-century doctor questions his motives for rescuing a sideshow freak.
Dir: David Lynch Cast: Anthony Hopkins , John Hurt , John Gielgud .
BW-126 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format NOV 19 12:00 AM
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SOYLENT GREEN (1973)
A future cop uncovers the deadly secret behind a mysterious synthetic food.
Dir: Richard O. Fleischer Cast: Charlton Heston , Leigh Taylor-Young , Edward G. Robinson .
C-97 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format
The Wisconsin Primary of 1960 sets John Kennedy on the road to the White House.
BW-53 mins, TV-G,
ADVENTURES ON THE NEW FRONTIER (1961)
BW-52 mins, TV-PG,
After years of segregation, the University of Alabama becomes the last U.S. college to open its doors to black students.
BW-52 mins, TV-PG,
|Tons of Kennedy stuff November 20|
FACES OF NOVEMBER (1964)
This short film examines reactions to President Kennedy's death.
BW-12 mins, TV-PG,
FOUR DAYS IN NOVEMBER (1964)
The nation responds with shock and sorrow when President John F. Kennedy is assassinated.
Dir: Mel Stuart Cast: Richard Basehart
BW-122 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
PT 109 (1963)
Future president John Kennedy fights to save his crew when their PT boat sinks in the Pacific.
Dir: Leslie H. Martinson Cast: Cliff Robertson , Ty Hardin , James Gregory .
C-140 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
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BRINGING UP BABY (1938)
A madcap heiress upsets the staid existence of a straitlaced scientist.
Dir: Howard Hawks Cast: Katharine Hepburn , Cary Grant , Charlie Ruggles .
BW-102 mins, TV-G, CC,
LES COUSINS (1959)
The relationship between two cousins with different personalities is challenged when one falls in love with the other's friend.
Dir: Claude Chabrol Cast: Gerard Blain , Jean-Claude Brialy , Juliette Mayniel .
BW-109 mins, TV-14,
LE BEAU SERGE (1959)
An ailing city dweller makes a therapeutic return visit to his home town in the country.
Dir: Claude Chabrol Cast: Gerard Blain , Jean-Claude Brialy , Michele Meritz .
BW-95 mins, TV-PG,
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BEAU TRAVAIL (1999)
An ex-Foreign Legion officer recalls his experiences in the Gulf of Djibouti.
Dir: Claire Denis Cast: Denis Lavant , Michel Subor , Gregoire Colin .
C-89 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format
FUNNY GAMES (1997)
Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games."
Dir: Michael Haneke Cast: Susanne Lothar , Ulrich Muhe , Arno Frisch .
C-104 mins, Letterbox Format
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FIELD OF DREAMS (1989)
Mysterious voices tell an Iowa farmer to build a baseball diamond in his backyard.
Dir: Phil Alden Robinson Cast: Kevin Costner , Amy Madigan , James Earl Jones .
C-105 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format
SEARCHERS, THE (1956)
An Indian-hating Civil War veteran tracks down the tribe that slaughtered his family and kidnapped his niece.
Dir: John Ford Cast: John Wayne , Jeffrey Hunter , Vera Miles .
C-119 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format
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DOLL SQUAD, THE (1973)
A squad of beautiful government agents tries to catch saboteurs.
Dir: Ted V. Mikels Cast: Michael Ansara , Francine York , Anthony Eisley .
C-101 mins, Letterbox Format
TEN VIOLENT WOMEN (1982)
Dir: Ted V. Mikels Cast: Sherri Vernon , Dixie Lauren , Georgia Morgan .