Friday, December 20, 2013

TCM for January, 2014



TCM kicks off the new year with a batch of interesting obscurities and meat-and-potato classics. Below are my picks. All times Eastern. FULL SCHEDULE HERE.

1/6

9:30 PM
A man's investigation of a friend's death uncovers corruption in post-World War II Vienna.
BW-104 mins, TV-14, CC,

The Third Man. And quit calling it "an Orson Welles film."

1/7

8:45 AM
A newspaperman tracks a runaway heiress on a madcap cross-country tour.
BW-105 mins, TV-PG, CC,

8:00 PM
A young stevedore takes on the mobster who rules the docks.
BW-108 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

3:45 AM
A proper British butler sacrifices happiness to remain faithful to his position.
C-134 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

1/9

8:00 PM
Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through scandal and heartache.
BW-113 mins, TV-PG, CC,


You'll never forget Solaris.

1/10

3:00 AM
An alien intelligence infiltrates a space mission.
C-167 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format


1/12

2:00 AM
This film concentrates on two hours in the life of a French singer waiting on the results of a cancer test.
C-89 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format

3:45 AM
A young woman turns to prostitution to pay the rent.
BW-83 mins, TV-14,


1/14

8:00 PM
A malicious student tries to destroy the teachers at a girls' school.
BW-108 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

10:00 PM
A one-armed veteran uncovers small-town secrets when he tries to visit an Asian-American war hero's family.
C-82 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


12 Angry Men. Henry Fonda at his best.

1/15

2:30 AM
A jury holdout tries to convince his colleagues to vote not guilty.
BW-96 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

1/18

3:45 AM
LSD almost ruins the life of a former actress and her stepdaughter.
C-98 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format

5:30 AM
In this educational short film produced by Sid Davis, the dangers of marijuana are outlined.

C-21 mins, TV-14,


1/19

10:00 PM
A young progressive nun creates headaches for the Mother Superior.
C-94 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


2:00 AM
An angel of death gives up his wings for love.
C-128 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format


Lilies of the Field. Don't touch Sydney's stuff.


1/20

4:15 PM
An itinerant handyman in the Southwest gets a new outlook on life when he helps a group of German nuns build a chapel.
BW-95 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


6:00 PM
A black police detective from the North forces a bigoted Southern sheriff to accept his help with a murder investigation.
C-110 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

1/24

3:15 AM
A rock star's personal appearance turns a small town into a disaster area.
C-112 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format

More Hank in Welcome to Hard Times.

1/25

2:00 PM
A broken-down sheriff tries to help his town stand against a mysterious outlaw.
C-103 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format

4:00 PM
An aging Robin Hood comes home to resume his relationship with Maid Marian and his battles against the Sheriff of Nottingham.
C-107 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

6:00 PM
The legendary bank robbers run riot in the South of the 1930s.
C-111 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM
The sheriff of an island town takes to the seas when a bloodthirsty shark invades the local waters.
C-124 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format


10:15 PM
The crew of a broken down space ship accidentally picks up a deadly alien life form.
C-117 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format


Closely Watched Trains proves the Czechs had a New Wave too.


1/26

2:00 AM
A bumbling railroad dispatcher joins the resistance in World War II to impress the girls.
C-93 mins, TV-14,

1/29

6:15 PM
A mysterious inventor passes off an animated doll as his daughter.
C-94 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM
A Korean War hero doesn't realize he's been programmed to kill by the enemy.
BW-127 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

4:15 AM
At the turn of the century exploited textile factory workers fight for better working conditions.
BW-130 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format


The Men from U.N.C.L.E. are back in The Karate Killers.


1/30

3:45 AM
The men from U.N.C.L.E. fight off karate-chopping henchmen to track down a secret formula.
C-93 mins, TV-PG,



5:30 AM
A progressive psychiatrist clashes with the conservative head nurse at a state institution.
BW-98 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


TCM for January, 2014



TCM kicks off the new year with a batch of interesting obscurities and meat-and-potato classics. Below are my picks. All times Eastern. FULL SCHEDULE HERE.

1/6

9:30 PM
A man's investigation of a friend's death uncovers corruption in post-World War II Vienna.
BW-104 mins, TV-14, CC,

The Third Man. And quit calling it "an Orson Welles film."

1/7

8:45 AM
A newspaperman tracks a runaway heiress on a madcap cross-country tour.
BW-105 mins, TV-PG, CC,

8:00 PM
A young stevedore takes on the mobster who rules the docks.
BW-108 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

3:45 AM
A proper British butler sacrifices happiness to remain faithful to his position.
C-134 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

1/9

8:00 PM
Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through scandal and heartache.
BW-113 mins, TV-PG, CC,


You'll never forget Solaris.

1/10

3:00 AM
An alien intelligence infiltrates a space mission.
C-167 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format


1/12

2:00 AM
This film concentrates on two hours in the life of a French singer waiting on the results of a cancer test.
C-89 mins, TV-14, Letterbox Format

3:45 AM
A young woman turns to prostitution to pay the rent.
BW-83 mins, TV-14,


1/14

8:00 PM
A malicious student tries to destroy the teachers at a girls' school.
BW-108 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

10:00 PM
A one-armed veteran uncovers small-town secrets when he tries to visit an Asian-American war hero's family.
C-82 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


12 Angry Men. Henry Fonda at his best.

1/15

2:30 AM
A jury holdout tries to convince his colleagues to vote not guilty.
BW-96 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

1/18

3:45 AM
LSD almost ruins the life of a former actress and her stepdaughter.
C-98 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format

5:30 AM
In this educational short film produced by Sid Davis, the dangers of marijuana are outlined.

C-21 mins, TV-14,


1/19

10:00 PM
A young progressive nun creates headaches for the Mother Superior.
C-94 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


2:00 AM
An angel of death gives up his wings for love.
C-128 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format


Lilies of the Field. Don't touch Sydney's stuff.


1/20

4:15 PM
An itinerant handyman in the Southwest gets a new outlook on life when he helps a group of German nuns build a chapel.
BW-95 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


6:00 PM
A black police detective from the North forces a bigoted Southern sheriff to accept his help with a murder investigation.
C-110 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

1/24

3:15 AM
A rock star's personal appearance turns a small town into a disaster area.
C-112 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format

More Hank in Welcome to Hard Times.

1/25

2:00 PM
A broken-down sheriff tries to help his town stand against a mysterious outlaw.
C-103 mins, TV-PG, Letterbox Format

4:00 PM
An aging Robin Hood comes home to resume his relationship with Maid Marian and his battles against the Sheriff of Nottingham.
C-107 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

6:00 PM
The legendary bank robbers run riot in the South of the 1930s.
C-111 mins, TV-14, CC, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM
The sheriff of an island town takes to the seas when a bloodthirsty shark invades the local waters.
C-124 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format


10:15 PM
The crew of a broken down space ship accidentally picks up a deadly alien life form.
C-117 mins, TV-MA, CC, Letterbox Format


Closely Watched Trains proves the Czechs had a New Wave too.


1/26

2:00 AM
A bumbling railroad dispatcher joins the resistance in World War II to impress the girls.
C-93 mins, TV-14,

1/29

6:15 PM
A mysterious inventor passes off an animated doll as his daughter.
C-94 mins, TV-G, CC, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM
A Korean War hero doesn't realize he's been programmed to kill by the enemy.
BW-127 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format

4:15 AM
At the turn of the century exploited textile factory workers fight for better working conditions.
BW-130 mins, TV-MA, Letterbox Format


The Men from U.N.C.L.E. are back in The Karate Killers.


1/30

3:45 AM
The men from U.N.C.L.E. fight off karate-chopping henchmen to track down a secret formula.
C-93 mins, TV-PG,



5:30 AM
A progressive psychiatrist clashes with the conservative head nurse at a state institution.
BW-98 mins, TV-PG, CC, Letterbox Format


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