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    RIP Christopher Jones, '60s Screen Icon and Star of 'The Legend of Jesse James'

    This is kinda-sorta embarrassing for me to admit, but the death of actor Christopher Jones at age 72 last Friday slipped right under my radar. Maybe it was because his passing was overshadowed by the weekend deaths of Maximilian Schell and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Or maybe his demise simply didn't ge...

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    TCM Bringing 'Casablanca' to 20 Cities for Free Screenings in March

    Louie, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship. TCM is bringing mega classic “Casablanca” to theaters for free (!) screenings in 20 select cities on Tuesday, March 4.

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    Trailers from Hell: Chris Wilkinson on Classic Comedy of Repetition 'Groundhog Day,' Starring Bill Murray

    Deja Vu All Over Again! kicks off this week at Trailers from Hell, with screenwriter Chris Wilkinson introducing Harold Ramis' classic comedy of time-warp repetition, "Groundhog Day," starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell as would-be lovers at the mercy of furry Punxsutawney Phil.

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    From 'Big' to 'Captain Phillips,' TOH! Ranks Tom Hanks' Ten Best Performances

    One year removed from sprawling $100-million epic (and epic flop) "Cloud Atlas," which even the beloved movie icon couldn't save, Tom Hanks is enjoying the kind of year that defined his heyday in the 1990s.

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    25 Years After Playing Young Tom Hanks in 'Big,' David Moscow Looks Back on Child Stardom, Penny Marshall's Direction, and The Making of a Classic

    The second audition of David Moscow's career involved Penny Marshall, Robert De Niro, and a script about a 12-year-old Jersey boy who wishes "to be big."

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    National Film Registry Selects 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Mary Poppins,' 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf' and More for Preservation

    The National Film Registry has selected 25 films to be added to its catalog of titles to be preserved by the Library of Congress. The films selected certainly run the gamut -- Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" was chosen alongside Disney live-action classic "Mary Poppins."

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    CINE-LIST: Five Great Collaborations Between Ingmar Bergman and Liv Ullmann

    This week, to coincide with the release of documentary “Liv & Ingmar,” as well as the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s program on the Swedish auteur and his muse (and one-time girlfriend), Cine-List presents some of the great titles directed by Bergman, and starring Ullmann.

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    TCM Remembers 'Sound of Music' Actress Eleanor Parker with Marathon Programming December 17 (OBIT ROUNDUP)

    Most people probably know versatile character actress Eleanor Parker, who died on December 9 at age 91, from classic big-screen musical "The Sound of Music." She played the platinum blonde Baroness, who isn't slow to pick up on Christopher Plummer's Captain Von Trapp's true feelings for governess Ma...

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    CINE-LIST: Six Great Films About Down and Out Artists

    This week, to coincide with the release of the Coens' "Inside Llewyn Davis," Cine-List looks at the world of underpaid and over-passionate artists in film.

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    Robert Altman's 'Nashville': The First Modern TV Musical (VIDEO)

    "Treme" embarked on its final season Sunday. "Smash" is gone. "Glee" and "Nashville" soldier on, but the bloom of pop-cultural significance is off their respective roses. With this age of the hour-long musical television series fast coming to a close, I set out searching for its origins, and I found...

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