Here’s a little culture service announcement courtesy of me, all about my favourite TV channel (always commercial free!) TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES and some interesting things to watch on it this month (guest programmer month):
Today – 5pm Adam’s Rib with Spencer Tracy & Audrey Hepburn
– 11pm Citizen Kane with you-know-who
1:15 am – The Magnificent Amberson’s, a wonderful film.
set your VCRs for 7am tomorrow morning (Nov 4) because it’s the noir classic The Maltese Falcon. A must see.
NOV 10 – Guest programmer Danny Devito has some unlikely choices! Bridge on the River Kwai with Alec Guinness (see it if you haven’t); 1975’s Shampoo with Warren Beatty; The Devil Doll (An escaped Devil’s Island convict uses miniaturized humans to wreak vengeance on those that framed him!!) & The Battle of Algiers
NOVEMBRANCE DAY: Woody Allen’s sci-fi film The Sleeper; then Mutiny on the Bounty with Marlin Brando (pretty good!);
NOV 12: 12 Angry Men (a must see!); Inherit the Wind – a 1960 film about teaching evolution in schools with Spencer Tracy; and then, MORLOCKS! in 1960’s The Time Machine.
NOV 14 – Guest programmer Matt Groening
NOV 16 – 1933 King Kong at 7pm
NOV 18 – some Cary Grant goodies including North by Northwest and The Philadelphia Story PLUS Casablanca.
NOV 20 – It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
NOV 21 – Kermit the Frog guest programmer and picks Singin’ in the Rain
NOV 23 – The wonderful Best Years of Our Lives with my favourite Myrna Loy; plus Stalag 17 the precursor to Hogan’s Heroes but much much better.
NOV 29 – Guest programmer Mark (Devo) Mothersbaugh and Inherit the Wind if you missed it on the 12th.