Saturday, March 28, 2015

TCM for April 2015

April showers bring cinematic flowers this month on TCM. My picks below. All times Eastern. Full schedule HERE.

5 Sunday

The overheated Italian melodramas of Raffaello Matarazzo are celebrated on the 5th.
2:45 AM
Youthful rebellion leads a young woman to single motherhood.
BW-87 mins,

4:30 AM
A recently married woman involves herself her sister's traumatic experience.
BW-97 mins,

8 Wednesday

8:00 PM
A traveling strongman buys a peasant girl to be his wife and co-star.
BW-108 mins,

9 Thursday

7:30 AM
Two ranchers fend off a crooked land grabber.
BW-57 mins,

8:30 AM
Texas rangers try to infiltrate a band of counterfeiters.
BW-60 mins,

9:45 AM
Two cowboys hunt down the killers of a young boy's parents.
BW-61 mins,

11:00 AM
Outlaw brothers turned Mounties clash over their different attitudes toward law and order.
C-75 mins, CC,

12:30 PM
A deserter takes on his dead captain's identity to save a wagon train.
C-80 mins, CC,

2:00 PM
A man returns to wreak vengeance against a cattle baron and claim the land that is rightfully his.
C-83 mins, CC,

The workmanlike cinema of prolific director Lesley Selander is featured on the 9th.

3:30 PM
The masked lawman races to save the owners of a set of medallions leading to a legendary treasure.
C-81 mins,

5:00 PM
A war widow spies for the U.S. in Japanese-occupied Manila.
BW-85 mins,

6:30 PM
A sailor vows to give up his wandering ways when he falls for a waitress.
BW-79 mins,

11 Saturday

Early works by Scorsese and Coppola on the 11th.

8:00 PM
A widow dreaming of a singing career ends up waiting tables in Phoenix.
C-112 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

10:15 PM
A housewife who feels trapped leaves home and takes up with a hitchhiker.
C-101 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

16 Thursday

8:30 AM
Five friends struggle to escape the boredom of their provincial hometown in Italy.
BW-108 mins,

10:30 AM
BW-79 mins,

12:00 PM
A sailor falls for a young girl who believes she's a mermaid.
BW-86 mins, Letterbox Format

4:30 PM
A coast guardsman begins to think his mistress's blind husband can really see.
BW-71 mins, CC,

18 Saturday

12:15 PM
Space invaders impregnate six women with super-powered offspring.
BW-90 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

2:00 PM
A space visitor's touch turns an unhappy heiress into a vengeful giant.
BW-66 mins, CC,

19 Sunday

6:15 PM
A man's investigation of a friend's death uncovers corruption in post-World War II Vienna.
BW-104 mins, CC,

Modern ideas disrupt a traditional Japanese family in The Makioka Sisters

3:30 AM
As Japanese society changes, four sisters gather each year to watch the cherry blossoms bloom.
C-140 mins,

20 Monday

6:00 AM
A headstrong girl fights the strictures of the Catholic church in Europe and the Belgian Congo.
C-152 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

6:15 PM
An American missionary falls in love with a Chinese warlord.
BW-87 mins, CC,

Get your Noir on with the great Kiss Me Deadly on the 20th.

8:00 PM
Detective Mike Hammer fights to solve the murder of a beautiful hitchhiker with a mysterious connection to the Mob.
BW-106 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

11:45 PM
A pretty female hitchhiker creates tension between two friends touring France.
C-105 mins, Letterbox Format

1:45 AM
A young businessman and a hitchhiker develop a deadly rivalry during a boating weekend.
BW-94 mins,

21 Tuesday

6:15 PM
A porn star thinks he's become a werewolf.
C-92 mins, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM

Human Voice,  a new short film starring Sophia Loren, debuts on the 21st.

An aging beauty tries desperately to win back a lover drawn to a younger woman.
C-35 mins,

8:30 PM
A businessman's discarded mistress refuses to tell him which of her three sons is his.
C-102 mins,

24 Friday

8:30 AM
A conservative teacher struggles with her values while teaching natives in New Zealand.
C-97 mins, Letterbox Format

10:30 AM
A Parisian policeman gives up everything for the love of a free-living prostitute.
BW-143 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

1:00 PM
Political pundits mistake an illiterate gardener for a media genius and turn him into a national hero.
C-130 mins, Letterbox Format

3:15 PM
An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress.
BW-125 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

5:30 PM
A veteran returns home to deal with family secrets and small-town scandals.
C-136 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

26 Sunday

A double feature of gems from the Czech New Wave on the 26th.

2:00 AM
Five comic tales of love showcase the growing Czechoslovakian film industry.
BW-105 mins,

4:00 AM
Picnickers are held captive by a sadist and his gang.
BW-71 mins,

27 Monday

12:15 AM
An L.A. private detective puts aside his own marital woes while tracing a topless nymphet to the Florida Keys.
C-100 mins,

29 Wednesday

11:30 PM
A modern-day Native leader launches an uprising against the U.S. government.
C-106 mins,

1:30 AM
During World War II, Italian villagers hide their wine from the German army.
C-140 mins, Letterbox Format


Paul van Yperen said...

Would like to see ALICE DOESN'T LIVE HERE ANYMORE (1974) again. Especially for Jodie Foster.

Marcheline said...

I'll take the giantess with the nice rack on the 5th for $200, Alex.

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