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Month in Movies: August

August was a solid movie watching month, although I didn’t plan my viewing schedule for TCM’s Summer Under the Stars festival as successfully as last year. 1,115 more words

Mandela & De Klerk Teaches US Hard Lesson

DATELINE:  A Timely Movie from 20 Years Ago

With racial tension once again dominating the United States and with a president defending white supremacists as “many fine people,” we felt it was time to take a look at a 20-year old movie called… 254 more words

Movie Reviews

SUMMER UNDER THE STARS: SIDNEY POITIER

TCM is finally celebrating Poitier’s 90th birthday (his birthday is in February when 31 Days of Oscar airs) with 12 films including one TCM premiere, 1971’s  51 more words

Classic Hollywood

Summer Under the Stars: Sidney Poitier in The Defiant Ones (1958)

Sidney Poitier occupies a very unique place in Hollywood history. As one of the few black actors to gain prestige during the Golden Era, he’s a heroic figure. 684 more words