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2013
Jun
25
 
 

The works of Richard Matheson included or inspired such films as I Am Legend, Somewhere in Time and The Incredible Shrinking Man. His TV work is also worth watching…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jun
25
 
 
The latest Stephen King screen adaptation, Under the Dome, just launched on CBS last night. Here’s a chance to see a much earlier adaptation, from, unbelievably, 33 years ago. Yes, it’s been a third of a century since Stanley Kubrick directed his stunningly visual 1980 version of The Shining – and here it is again, featuring stunning performances from Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall as a married couple experiencing some isolation, both together and alone. Redrum!
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jun
25
 
 
TCM’s theme tonight is “Schoolgirl crushes,” and it begins with this 1947 comedy, featuring a schoolgirl who was even more famous as a preschool girl. Cary Grant stars as a playboy whose style is cramped when a “bobby-soxer” (think of the sweet young things who swooned in the front rows and Frank Sinatra concerts) develops a crush on him. And the bobby-soxer in question is played by Shirley Temple, who was one of cinema’s biggest stars when she was little more
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jun
25
 
 
Woody Allen delivered his best movie in decades, and his most popular movie ever, with Midnight in Paris. This 2012 film was his follow-up effort, set in a different international city but showcasing the scenery, and the actors, to equal effect. Stars this time include Judy Davis, Alec Baldwin, Alison Pill (the HBO Newsroom star who played Zelda Fitzgerald in Midnight in Paris) – and Italian star Roberto Benigni, who won an Oscar for his international hit Love is Beautiful.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jun
25
 
 
SEASON PREMIERE: To begin its new season of Real Sports, Bryant Gumbel makes room for yet another impressively qualified correspondent: Soledad O’Brien, formerly of CNN (and, before that, NBC), whose initial report involves an Iraq War veteran who organized a “fight club” for fellow veterans, teaching martial arts while giving them a place to both vent and bond stateside.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jun
25
 
 
Another entry in tonight’s TCM “Schoolgirl crushes” evening, this 1964 movie is one of the best ever made on the subject. It stars Peter Sellers as a concert pianist being followed by two giddy young girls (Tippy Walker and Merrie Spaeth) – but it’s the adult women, including Paula Prentiss and Angela Lansbury, who have most of the amorous fun here. And if this isn’t enough for you, stay tuned at midnight ET for perhaps the best young-crush movie ever made: 19
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jun
24
 
 

TV writer-producer Gary David Goldberg, creator of Family Ties and Brooklyn Bridge, died Sunday. His credits also include Lou Grant, and one great show you’ve never seen…

 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jun
24
 
 
In honor of Gary David Goldberg, TVWW is attempting, once again, to get Brooklyn Bridge released on video. Leave a comment to voice your support...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jun
24
 
 
“Consumers are desperate for some personal relationship with their media outlets,” Gary David Goldberg told me, somewhat prophetically, in 1994. “Someone is going to come along and redefine what that relationship is"...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2013
Jun
24
 
 
Want to watch Showtime's new drama Ray Donovan before its June 30 premiere? Here it is...