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Alec Baldwin To Host 'The Essentials' For Turner Classic Movies

Alec Baldwin is taking over as host of TCM’s weekly The Essentials program, showcasing “must see” classic films. Baldwin takes over hosting duties following last month’s death of TCM host Robert Osborne. 137 more words

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To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)

Directed by William Friedkin, and starring William L. Petersen, Willem Dafoe, and John Pankow, To Live and Die in L.A. is a stylish, sun soaked, gritty crime thriller that follows Secret Service agent Richard Chase (Petersen), as he and his new partner John Vukovich (Pankow) try and take down a counterfeiter (Dafoe) who killed Chance’s last partner and best friend (Michael Greene). 786 more words

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Sorcerer (1977)

Sorcerer
Dir. William Friedkin
Premiered June 24, 1977

If you asked Peter Biskind, author of the seminal New Hollywood history Easy Riders Raging Bulls, to pick one film contributed directly to the end of this particular era of studio filmmaking, he’d probably say Heaven’s Gate. 665 more words

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Nick Feldman on how Wang Chung gave To Live and Die in L.A. a deeper dimension

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MARCH 13, 1987

By Steve Newton

Why would a British commercial pop outfit name themselves Wang Chung? Beats me. Maybe because Duran Duran was already taken. 686 more words

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TOMB OF NOSTALGIA: THE EXORCIST III (1990)

THE EXORCIST III (1990)

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This review is for the original theatrical cut. 607 more words

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The ASIDESTEPS CANON – b-sides vol. VII

The Canon.  One hundred films with nothing from the top 250 Sight & Sound poll.  These are the b-sides; un-canonised, free from decades of perception and discussion, but great films in their own right.  1,094 more words

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The Exorcist (1973)

STORY – 1
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 5/5

Pros –

1) The definitive exorcism movie. It all started here. 86 more words

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