Sunday, February 23, 2014

TCM for March 2014



TCM ushers in Spring with some fresh and interesting choices. There's an experimental film festival, the foodie fave Big Night, great interviews from the Johnny Carson vault and Olmi's Neo-Realist classic Il Posto. My picks below, all times Eastern. Full Schedule HERE.


3/7


Johnny Weissmuller partys with the Amazons

6:30 AM
Archaeologists trick Boy into helping them find a hidden valley ruled by women.
BW-76 mins, CC,



8:00 AM
Tarzan fights to keep a seductive female big game hunter from capturing too many animals.
BW-72 mins, CC,


3/8


11:45 AM

A man falsely accused of his wife's murder escapes to search for the real killer.
BW-106 mins, CC,

1:45 PM
A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe.
C-182 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

5:00 PM
After a mysterious blackout, the inhabitants of a British village give birth to emotionless, super-powered offspring.
BW-77 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

6:30 PM
A blood-sucking monster stalks the crew of a U.S. spaceship.
BW-69 mins, CC,


8:00 PM
A lonely butcher finds love despite the opposition of his friends and family.
BW-94 mins, CC,



Novak and March get cozy in Middle of the Night

9:45 PM
A widowed businessman courts a younger woman who works for him.
BW-117 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

4:45 AM
A young Catholic faces guilt when he discovers the love of his life has been raped.
BW-90 mins, Letterbox Format

3/11

2:30 PM
A horse thief marries for profit, but doesn't reckon with his wife's determination to reform him.
BW-80 mins,

8:00 PM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Bob Hope from 10/13/78
C-10 mins, CC,

8:12 PM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Bing Crosby from 3/5/76.
C-8 mins, CC,

8:24 PM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Tony Randall from 9/17/74.
C-10 mins, CC,

8:36 PM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Truman Capote from 11/27/72.
C-9 mins, CC,

8:48 PM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Gregory Peck from 7/8/76.
C-10 mins, CC,

9:00 PM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Lauren Bacall from 1/11/80.
C-10 mins, CC,


11:15 PM
A journalist sets out to expose a female sex expert but falls for her instead.
C-114 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

1:15 AM
A broken-down private eye sets out to find a rich woman's missing husband.
C-121 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

Gina Lollobrigrida Festival!

3/14


12:15 PM

Chaos results when a mild mannered man tries to have an affair with his neighbor's wife.
C-95 mins, Letterbox Format

2:00 PM
A powerful businessman opposes his son's involvement with a woman with a past.
C-103 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

3:45 PM
A cook turns to theft so she and her lover can marry.
C-121 mins,


6:00 PM
A womanizing tycoon ends up chaperoning a group of American girls who have rented his Italian villa.
C-113 mins, CC, Letterbox Format



12:00 AM
A conversation between a globe-trotting theater director and a playwright playfully explores ideas about art, theater, and daily life.
C-111 mins, CC,


2:00 AM
A group of friends who hang out in a Baltimore diner face the problems of growing up.
C-110 mins, CC, Letterbox Format


3/15


The adventures of Baby Langston in The Sugarland Express

8:00 PM
An ex-convict springs her husband from prison to keep their child from being adopted.
C-110 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

The dangers of marijuana are outlined in this educational short film.
C-21 mins,

3/16


3:45 AM
A child's world collapses when his mother runs off with her lover.
BW-84 mins,

3/17


The Seven Ups gets my vote for Best Car Chase Ever.

10:00 PM
New York City cops wage a war against assorted hoods and criminals after one of their own is brutally killed by a hoodlum.
C-103 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

12:00 AM
An aging cowboy faces changes in the West with the rise of civilization.
C-99 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

3/18


8:00 PM

TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Lucille Ball from 4/28/77.
C-12 mins,


8:12 PM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Carol Burnett from 8/10/79.
C-12 mins,


8:48 PM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Jack Benny from 7/20/73.
C-12 mins,

3/22


Zardoz proves there's nothing worse than truly bad Sci-fi.


2:00 AM
In the far future, a savage trained only to kill finds a way into the community of bored immortals that alone preserves humanity's achievements.
C-105 mins,

3:45 AM
A mysterious fungus invades a space station and turns the inhabitants into monsters.
C-90 mins, Letterbox Format


5:15 AM
This anti-porn short film shows a floodtide of filth engulfing the country in the form of newsstand obscenity.
Cast:  Damian O'Flynn ,
C-31 mins,

3/23


10:00 PM

A U.S. agent recruits a German expatriate to infiltrate a Nazi spy ring in Brazil.
BW-101 mins, CC,

12:00 AM
In this silent film, a small-town boy raises a ruckus when he writes a book about how to handle women.
BW-80 mins,
2:00 AM
A deeply disturbed young man subject to seizures decides to murder members of his dysfunctional family.
BW-105 mins,


4:00 AM

Lives of quiet desperation in Il Posto


A young man fights to become a cog in the big business machine.
BW-93 mins,


3/24

4:00 PM
A sheltered girl uses music as a means of winning her independence.
BW-98 mins,


5:45 PM
A young cowhand rebels against his rancher stepfather during a perilous cattle drive.
BW-133 mins, CC,

3/25


8:24 PM

TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Sean Connery from 12/5/75
C-12 mins,


9:00 PM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with George C. Scott from 11/3/87
C-12 mins,


9:12 PM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Gene Kelly from 11/7/75.
C-12 mins,


3/28


8:00 PM

A French refugee in Denmark transforms the lives of the elderly women for whom she works.
C-103 mins, Letterbox Format


10:00 PM

Big Night. Don't watch it hungry.

A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business.
C-107 mins,


1:45 AM
A space probe unleashes microbes that turn the dead into flesh-eating zombies.
BW-96 mins, CC,


3/29

2:00 AM
A documentary focusing on the history of experimental film.
C-83 mins, CC, Letterbox Format


3:30 AM
This hypnotic, experimental short film presents a tilted figure with a series of straight lines and curves that occasionally sprout from the existing design.
BW-5 mins,


Some cool experimental films on the 29th.

3:36 AM
This experimental short film incorporates repeated images, slow motion, and a mysterious cloaked figure to examine an emotional experience.
BW-14 mins,


3:50 AM
This short film documents the daily life on Orchard Street, a commercial street in the Lower East Side of New York City
C-12 mins,


4:03 AM
This experimental short film contains four separate sequences of avant-garde performances.
Dir: Ken Jacobs
C-15 mins,


4:18 AM
This short film compresses one day at the port of Cassis, France into one shot.
C-5 mins,


4:24 AM
The short film is a montage of sped up video clips of The Ringling Brothers Circus in action.
C-12 mins,


4:37 AM
This experimental short film focuses on perspective differences of variously sized and shaped rectangular figures.
BW-3 mins,


4:41 AM
Everyday objects rebel against their daily routine in this experimental short film.
BW-7 mins,


4:48 AM
This experimental short film uses stop motion animation of still photographs to convey images of politics and science in the nuclear era.
C-10 mins,


4:58 AM
A series of simple line drawings form into complex patterns in this experimental short.
Dir: Wade Shaw
BW-6 mins,


5:15 AM
In this short film, a police officer tries to prevent a gang war by bringing the rival groups together over dinner.
C-27 mins,


5:15 AM
In this educational short film, tips on proper nourishment are given.
BW-10 mins,

3/30

5:45 AM
TCM presents an interview from The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, with Henry Fonda from 3/26/80.
C-10 mins, CC,


1 comment:

RetroHound.com said...

Some of that Carson stuff would be great to catch.

Harper was pretty good, but a lot of people are kinda hard on it.

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