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The TCM Top Ten for June 2015

  The summer is heating up and so is TCM. The summertime isn’t just celebrating the end of school or the beach, for TCM fans it’s about amazing movies leading up to August’s Summer Under the Stars. To tide you over before then, TCM is airing their Summer of Darkness, an all-noir lineup every Friday…

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Biopic Theatre: Grace of Monaco (2014)

I’ve probably said this about Lifetime biopics before: attacking them is like picking low-hanging fruit. As Lifetime becomes the de facto biopic factory, they’ve certainly injected an added air of quality to their work, as evidenced by their acquisition of Olivier Dahan’s Grace of Monaco. The Nicole Kidman-starring Grace Kelly-biopic has been riddled with production woes…

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Audrey Rose (1977)

With the passing of each generation it’s fun watching classic films to take in (and lampoon) fashions, hairstyles, or narrative ideas. In the 1970s and 1980s you got countless films fearing demonic possession and Satanic cults in light of the Manson Family trial. And yes, the 1970s was best exemplified in the hippie. What if…

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Stronghold (1951)

Veronica Lake didn’t always pick the best projects and her work in the 1950s started the steady decline into obscurity we see today. It’s a shame, but she didn’t do herself a lot of favors when she was working in dogs like Stronghold. Lake is probably the lone high point of an incoherent and ridiculous…