31 DAYS OF OSCAR: THE BEST OF THE S’S
February 27, 2017

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Gene Kelly dances in the rain.  Saw it on the big screen in January.  Love!


Some Like it Hot (1959)

Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon dress as women because they are on the run from mobsters.


Spartacus (1960)

Would you believe Kirk Douglas was 44 when he did this?


Stage Door(1937)

A great chick flick.


Stagecoach (1939)

John Wayne’s big break.


A Star is Born (1937)

Watch the first version of this movie before you see the newest version with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga hits theaters.


Strangers on a Train (1951)

Two guys meet on a train and discuss swapping murders.  Only one is kidding.


A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

The film that put Brando on the map.

 

SUTS DAY 5-KARL MALDEN
August 7, 2016

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Another SUTS newbie!  TCM will be showing 11 films of the Oscar-winning character actor.  Here are a few of my picks.

Gypsy (1962)

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Karl plays the second husband of Rosalind Russell’s Rose in the first movie adaptation of the Broadway smash.


On the Waterfront (1954)

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Karl was nominated for his second Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his portrayal of a tough, crusading priest who helps Marlon Brando take on racketeering on the docks of New Jersey.


A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

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Malden won an Oscar for his portrayal of a southern belle’s suitor.


Baby Doll (1956)

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Malden plays the husband of a 19-year-old who sleeps in a crib!  Must be seen to be believed!