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Blog | Sep 30, 2008 | 4:30 PMYup, that's the big important date to remember, when TCM will devote its full Sunday schedule to Paul Newman classics, including ...Cool Hand Luke (1967), Somebody up There Likes Me (1956), Torn Curtain (1966), Exodus (1960), Hud (1963), and...
Story | Dec 20, 2010 | 4:32 PM
It never took much to get Toru Takemitsu, the pioneering Japanese composer, drunk. A couple glasses of Scotch at a party after a concert could set him off on rambunctious descriptions of obscure Japanese science-fiction films. He knew them all,...
Story | Mar 25, 2011 | 4:33 AM
“Vamonos Con Pancho Villa!” (“Let’s Go With Pancho Villa!”) is the surprisingly dark, roughly hewn story of six friends who call themselves “the lions of San Pablo” and join the Mexican Revolution as much for...
Story | May 4, 2011 | 4:37 PM
The Weinsteins have been talking up the idea of remaking one of the masterpieces of the cinema, Akira Kurosawa's “The Seven Samurai.” It's been redone as a series of Westerns (“The Magnificent Seven”) and as a sci-fi tale. And...