Tuesday, June 28, 2016

TCM for July 2016

TCM has lots of super-cool 1970s classics and silent era oddities to help you beat the heat in July!
My picks below. All times Eastern. Full schedule HERE

3 Sunday

Kubrick Festival on the 3rd
8:00 PM
An Irish rogue cheats his way to the top of 18th-century British society.
C-185 mins, CC,

11:15 PM
Classic sci-fi epic about a mysterious monolith that seems to play a key role in human evolution.
C-149 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

2:00 AM
Scientists use mind-control experiments to turn a gang leader against violence.
C-137 mins, CC,

4:30 AM
A military lawyer comes to question the status quo when he defends three men accused of cowardice.
BW-88 mins, CC,

4 Monday

3:00 PM
An idealistic Senate replacement takes on political corruption.
BW-130 mins, CC,

5:15 PM
A young couple from dueling street gangs falls in love.
C-154 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

8:00 PM
A con artist hawks musical instruments and band uniforms to small-town America.
C-151 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

7 Thursday

8:00 PM
Two Washington Post reporters investigate the Watergate break-in that ended Nixon's presidency.
C-138 mins, CC,

10:30 PM
A senate candidate's ideals weaken as his position in the polls gets stronger.
C-110 mins, CC,

12:30 AM
Television programmers turn a deranged news anchor into 'the mad prophet of the airwaves.'
BW-121 mins, CC,

2:45 AM
A surveillance expert uncovers a murder plot within a corrupt corporation.
C-114 mins, CC,

4:45 AM
A small-town detective searches for a missing man linked to a high-priced prostitute.
C-114 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

9 Saturday

2:15 AM
A stuntman investigates his brother's death on a movie shoot.
C-89 mins,

3:45 AM
When her favorite roller disco is threatened with closing, a girl organizes the skaters to save it.
C-104 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

5:30 AM
A young man is given advice on what to do (and what not to do) on a date in this short film.
C-13 mins,

5:30 AM
In this social guidance short film, teens on the make spread syphilis among their friends.
C-21 mins,

10 Sunday

Super creepy The Vanishing on the 10th

3:45 AM
A young man is obsessed with finding the girlfriend who vanished at a rest stop.
C-106 mins, Letterbox Format

14 Thursday

4:00 PM
The surfing gang rescues a beautiful singer from evil bikers.
C-97 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

6:00 PM
When he's stationed in Tahiti, a sailor hires a witch doctor to keep an eye on his girlfriend.
C-93 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

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

10:00 PM
A recent arrival in suburbia suspects a sinister reason for the local women's model behavior.
C-115 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

12:15 AM
The singles scene takes its toll on a young teacher.
C-136 mins,

2:45 AM
A law student discovers that his girlfriend is the daughter of his toughest professor.
C-111 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

4:45 AM
Working-class teens compete with a college cycling team.
C-101 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

16 Saturday

12:00 AM
A failure in the U.S. defense system threatens to start World War III.
BW-112 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

2:00 AM
Drug dealers lure a pair of young innocents into marijuana addiction.
BW-65 mins,

3:00 AM
Drugs lead to tragedy for a young girl who is transformed into a big-time drug dealer.
BW-57 mins,

4:00 AM
A drug dealer gets a small town waitress hooked on cocaine.
BW-61 mins,

5:15 AM
A juvenile court judge investigates the tragedy of marijuana addiction in this short film.
C-10 mins,

5:15 AM
The dangers of marijuana are outlined in this educational short film.
C-21 mins,

17 Sunday

4:00 PM
A party girl ruins her life when she falls for a married man.
C-108 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

6:00 PM
When a group of schoolgirls mysteriously disappear, the survivors find their lives changed forever.
C-107 mins, CC,

8:00 PM
Two presidential hopefuls get caught up in the dirty side of politics.
BW-102 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

A cameraman gets caught up in politics in Medium Cool

10:00 PM
A TV news cameraman finds himself becoming personally involved in the violence that erupts around the 1968 Democratic National Convention.
C-111 mins,

12:15 AM
In this silent film, a young woman turns Hollywood upside down in her search for stardom.
BW-90 mins,

2:00 AM
The war in Bosnia tears apart communities, families and lovers.
C-113 mins,

21 Thursday

8:00 PM
Gunmen hold a New York subway train and its passengers for ransom.
C-104 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

10:00 PM
A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation.
C-125 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

12:15 AM
A Brooklyn roughneck's love for disco dancing makes him realize that he wants more out of life.
C-119 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

No one was cooler than Richard Roundtree in Shaft. Que the wa-wa pedal!

2:30 AM
A slick black detective enlists gangsters and African nationals to fight the mob.
C-100 mins, CC,

4:15 AM
Two New York narcotics cops set out to bust a French drug smuggling ring.
C-104 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

24 Sunday

0:45 PM
BW-0 mins,

11:10 PM
BW-0 mins,

11:30 PM
A light-skinned African-American lawyer persuades his sister to pass for white.
BW-65 mins,
12:30 AM

In this silent film, a black schoolteacher finds the battle against racism is everywhere when she goes North to raise money for better schools.
BW-78 mins,

2:00 AM
A cowherd and a university student plan different con schemes to escape to France.
C-90 mins,

3:45 AM
Cameras capture the backstage drama as acting students audition for a film.
C-75 mins,

5:00 AM
A wounded Confederate soldier travels through time to explore modern life.
BW-62 mins,

27 Wednesday

8:00 PM
A mysterious woman engages two bounty hunters to help her seek revenge.
C-82 mins,

9:30 PM
An American pioneer raised by Indians ends up fighting alongside General Custer.
C-139 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

12:00 AM
A gambler and a prostitute become business partners in a remote Old West mining town.
C-121 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

2:15 AM
A Wyoming sheriff tries to protect immigrant farmers from ruthless ranchers.
C-219 mins, CC, Letterbox Format

31 Sunday

6:15 PM
A typical day in the life of the Beatles.
BW-87 mins, CC,

8:00 PM
A rural black woman lying near death is torn between heaven and hell.
BW-56 mins,

9:15 PM
A lady band leader leaves a string of jilted men in her wake.
BW-60 mins,

10:30 PM
A loyal wife faithfully prays for the deliverance of the husband who abandoned her.
BW-15 mins,

10:30 PM
Souls ascend to heaven and stand before the throne of judgement in this filmed sermon.
BW-8 mins,

11:00 PM
A document of the religious services of the Gullah people in coastal South Carolina.
BW-42 mins,

12:00 AM
In this silent film, a composer marries an abused girl to protect her but can't face his family's prejudices.
BW-76 mins,

1:45 AM
BW-0 mins,

2:00 AM
A documentary profile of the Moroccan acoustic supergroup Nass El Ghiwane.
C-90 mins,

3:45 AM
Cameras explore the life and spirit of New Orleans.
C-57 mins,

5:00 AM
Cameras capture the culture surrounding polka music.
DirLes Blank

C-49 mins,

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