Determined to make it in the big city, Lucy returns to Manhattan and is discovered on the streets, landing the role that would kickstart her career.
Listen to episode 2 of #ThePlotThickens: Lucy now wherever you get your podcasts:
Considered the launch of the British New Wave film movement, ROOM AT THE TOP ('59) made Laurence Harvey a star, earning him his first Oscar nomination.
The film also established the portrayal of relationships stripped of glamour and romance, which became key to the movement.
Argentine actress Laura Hidalgo was often compared to Hedy Lamarr. She made a number of films and was nominated for the prestigious Ariel Award for Best Actress before retiring.
See her in LA BESTIA DEBE MORIR ('52) Saturday and Sunday on #NoirAlley hosted by @EddieMuller.
Similar to the stylistic and thematic conventions of the French New Wave, films of the British New Wave also emphasized the culture of their nation, and portraying the authentic youth of England as they were, rather than casting box office stars.
To prepare for his role in TENDER MERCIES ('83), Robert Duvall drove over 600 miles throughout Texas to record regional accents and play in country music bands across the state.
His performance earned him an Oscar for Best Actor.
THE THING CALLED LOVE ('93) showcases the, at times, disheartening side of breaking into the country music industry, with a greater emphasis on the songwriters than the performers.
Director Peter Bogdanovich describes it as "less about the glitz."
The events in STALKER (’79) are thought to resemble the Chernobyl disaster that occurred seven years later, leading future Chernobyl visitors to call themselves “stalkers.”
See it tonight with @aliciamalone on #TCMImports
Our dear friend Marsha Hunt turns 104 today! One of the first actor/activists, Hunt was blacklisted for speaking out against McCarthyism. Her humanitarian efforts continued as she advocated for same-sex marriage, raised awareness of climate change, & aided homeless shelters.
.@tcm is paying tribute to 104-year-old Marsha Hunt Sunday with a showing of Roger C. Memos’ heartfelt documentary Marsha Hunt’s Sweet Adversity at 2pm/EST 11am PDT, preceded by one of her best movies Pride and Prejudice. The more you know about Marsha the more you admire her.
Paul Hurst directed his automobile race romance, ROARING ROAD (’26), before diving into his work as a character actor in more than 200 films after directing.
See it tomorrow night on #SilentSundayNights with @ProfJStewart.
THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS was the last film to win the Big Five Oscars -- Best Picture, Lead Actor, Lead Actress, Director, and Adapted Screenplay. See it back on the big screen 10/17 and 10/20.
Tickets and showtimes here: #TCMBigScreen