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Dalton Trumbo: Breaking the Blacklist Paul Newman stars as Ari Ben Canaan, an agent of Haganah in Mandate Palestine. Ari guides a ship full of Jewish refugees to Palestine on the eve of the United Nations vote in 1947, despite British blockades. On the ship, he meets and falls in love with Kitty Fremont (Eva Marie Saint), a widowed American nurse rudderless in the wake of World War II.
Silent Tuesdays An early sound film, Modern Love demonstrates the sometimes awkward transition from silents to talkies as comedian Charley Chase makes his first feature-length talking film. Preceded by Call of the Cuckoo, also featuring Chase and several of his compatriots from the Hal Roach studio. Live piano accompaniment by Dr. Philip C. Carli.
Holidays | Best Picture Nominees of 1946 Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021, this classic holiday film was a box office bust in its initial release. It is only through the film’s enduring message and its millions of fans throughout the world that It’s a Wonderful Life has become a cherished piece of our holiday traditions.
The Lord of the Rings at 20 Peter Jackson’s epic adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy was filmed back-to-back and released in three consecutive years, starting with this film in 2001. A monumental undertaking, the production has captured the imagination of another generation of fantasy fans and inspired other filmmakers to work in the same way.
The Lord of the Rings at 20 Peter Jackson’s epic adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy continues with the second installment of hobbit Frodo Baggins’s perilous journey to Mordor to destroy the One Ring and defeat Sauron’s plans to dominate Middle Earth.
The Lord of the Rings at 20 The conclusion of Peter Jackson’s epic adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy won all eleven Academy Awards for which it was nominated, including Best Picture (becoming the first fantasy film to win that category).
New Year’s Eve The inimitable Humphrey Bogart plays Rick, the sharp and cynical owner of a nightclub in WWII-era Morocco, haunted by memories of deserted lover Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman). When their paths cross in Casablanca by some twist of fate, Rick must confront his past.