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On the Waterfront (1954) March 30, 2014

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2013 #104

Coulda been a contender…

On TCM UK tomorrow at 10:45am.

Zero Dark Thirty (2012) February 25, 2014

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2014 #8

That film with the poster where all the words were crossed out.

Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009) January 15, 2014

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2013 #108

How Disney saved the fortunes of its animation department in the ’80s and ’90s.

The Hitch-Hiker (1953) December 20, 2013

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2013 #57

Lesser-known noir from a female director.

Lawrence of Arabia (1962) December 16, 2013

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2013 #100

In tribute to the great Peter O’Toole, who passed away on Saturday, today’s advent review is his defining role, and this year’s very special #100.

My Week with Marilyn (2011) October 24, 2013

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2013 #32

Actors act as actors (and other production staff) in this surprisingly excellent, surprisingly true, story.

The Imposter (2012) August 22, 2013

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2013 #68

A tale so bizarre, fascinating and unbelievable that it can only be true.

The UK TV premiere is on Channel 4 at 9pm tonight.

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