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As the Academy celebrates 85 years of great films at the Oscars on February 24th, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is set to take movie fans on the ultimate studio tour with the 2013 edition of 31 Days Of Oscar®. Under the theme Oscar by Studio, the network will present a slate of more than 350 movies grouped according to the studios that produced or released them. And as always, every film presented during 31 Days Of Oscar is an Academy Award® nominee or winner, making this annual event one of the most anticipated on any movie lover’s calendar.
As part of the network’s month-long celebration, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has graciously provided the original Academy Awards® radio broadcasts from 1930-1952. Specially chosen clips from the radio archives will be featured throughout TCM’s 31 Days Of Oscar website.
Hollywood was built upon the studio system, which saw nearly ever aspect »
- Michelle McCue
Hell Is a City, 1960.
Directed by Val Guest.
World-weary police inspector Harry Martineau is on the trail of tough escaped convict and jewel thief Don Starling. His search ends up in Manchester, where the two men play a cat and mouse game of chase across the gangster and moll inhabited city...
A tense British thriller, Hell Is a City takes its stylistic and atmospheric cues from the Hollywood school of film-noir pictures, in particular1948's groundbreaking The Naked City. From the opening credits and bombastic jazz music played throughout, the influences on this Val Guest (The Quatermass Experiment, The Day the Earth Caught Fire) written and directed slice of crime action loom large.
The city in this case is Manchester, and never has the place been more threatening and eerily beautiful than in this flawed, yet compelling production. For the most »
Every week Microsoft adds new games, demos, Dlc and Avatar items to the Xbox Live Marketplace and we put it all together right here so you can stay up to date. This week Puddle and Quarrel hit the Arcade, L.A. Noire Dlc is 50% off and our Avatars get some Threadless gear. Head past the break for the full update.
Xbox Live Arcade
Puddle - 800 MP
Quarrel - 400 MP
Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Mediterranean Traveler - 800 MP
Deal of the Week - 50% off L.A. Noire DLCReefer Madness Vice Case - 160 MP
Nicholson Electroplating Arson Case - 160 MP
The Sharpshooter Detective Suit - 40 MP
A Slip Of The Tongue Traffic Case - 160 MP
The Broderick Detective Suit - 40 MP
The Naked City Vice Case - 160 MP
The Badge Pursuit Challenge & Button Man Suit - 80 MP
Games on Demand
Duke Nukem Forever
- Don Hatfield
3 items from 2012
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