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A look at the history of movies and their impact on our culture.
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Series cast summary:
Paul Thomas Anderson ...  Director, There Will Be Blood / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Brad Bird ...  Himself - Director, The Incredibles / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Alonso Duralde Alonso Duralde ...  Himself - Film Critic, The Wrap 6 episodes, 2019
Neal Gabler ...  Himself - Film Historian / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Renee Graham ...  Herself - Columnist, The Boston Globe 6 episodes, 2019
Ben Mankiewicz ...  Himself - TCM Host / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Amy Nicholson Amy Nicholson ...  Herself - Film Critic, Variety 6 episodes, 2019
Kenneth Turan ...  Himself - Film Critic, Los Angeles Times / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Edgar Wright ...  Himself - Director, Shaun of the Dead / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Alec Baldwin ...  Himself - Actor / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Todd Boyd Todd Boyd ...  Himself - Professor of Cinema and Media studies, USC 5 episodes, 2019
Larry Charles ...  Himself - Director, Borat 5 episodes, 2019
Cameron Crowe ...  Himself - Writer / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Nelson George ...  Himself - Author and Filmmaker 5 episodes, 2019
Bill Hader ...  Himself - Actor 5 episodes, 2019
Tom Hanks ...  Himself - Actor 5 episodes, 2019
Holly Hunter ...  Herself - Actor / ... 5 episodes, 2019
John Landis ...  Himself - Director, National Lampoon's Animal House / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Mia Mask Mia Mask ...  Herself - Professor of Film, Vassar College / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Tim Naftali ...  Himself - Historian 5 episodes, 2019
Robert Redford ...  Himself - Actor / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Julia Roberts ...  Herself - Actor 5 episodes, 2019
Maya Rudolph ...  Herself - Actor / ... 5 episodes, 2019
John Singleton ...  Himself - Director, Boyz n the Hood / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Steven Spielberg ...  Director, Jaws / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Nia Vardalos ...  Actor, My Big Fat Greek Wedding / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Rob Zombie ...  Himself - Director, The Devil's Rejects 5 episodes, 2019
Jason Bailey Jason Bailey ...  Himself - Columnist, The New York Times / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Sean Baker ...  Himself - Director, The Florida Project / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Jacqueline Coley ...  Herself - Editor, Rotten Tomatoes 4 episodes, 2019
Chris Connelly ...  Himself - Columnist / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Billy Crystal ...  Himself - Actor / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Robert De Niro ...  Actor, Heat / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Illeana Douglas ...  Herself - Actor 4 episodes, 2019
Dana Gould ...  Himself - Comedian and Writer / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Amy Heckerling ...  Herself - Director, Clueless / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Alan Horn ...  Himself - Chairman, Walt Disney Pictures / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Ron Howard ...  Actor, American Graffiti / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Baz Luhrmann ...  Himself - Director, Moulin Rouge! 4 episodes, 2019
Alicia Malone ...  Herself - TCM Host 4 episodes, 2019
James Mangold ...  Himself - Director, 3:10 to Yuma / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Michael Mann ...  Himself - Director, Heat / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Frances McDormand ...  Herself - Actor / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Julianne Moore ...  Herself - Actor / ... 4 episodes, 2019
James Ponsoldt ...  Himself - Director, The End of the Tour / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Philip Rosenthal ...  Himself - Writer / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Paul Scheer ...  Himself - Actor and Comedian / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Martin Scorsese ...  Director, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Ridley Scott ...  Himself - Director, Blade Runner / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Robin Swicord ...  Herself - Screenwriter / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Lorraine Ali Lorraine Ali ...  Herself - Television Critic, Los Angeles Times 3 episodes, 2019
Michael Arndt ...  Himself - Screenwriter, Little Miss Sunshine / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Peter Bogdanovich ...  Himself - Director, The Last Picture Show / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Tim Burton ...  Himself - Director, Beetlejuice / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Sloan DeForest Sloan DeForest ...  Herself - TCM Contributor / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Antoine Fuqua ...  Himself - Director, Training Day 3 episodes, 2019
Aisha Harris Aisha Harris ...  Herself - Film Critic, The New York Times 3 episodes, 2019
John Heilemann ...  Himself - Journalist 3 episodes, 2019
Susanna Hoffs ...  Herself - Vocalist and Guitarist 3 episodes, 2019
Anjelica Huston ...  Herself - Daughter of John Huston / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Lawrence Kasdan ...  Director / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Rebecca Keegan Rebecca Keegan ...  Herself - Senior Film Editor, The Hollywood Reporter / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Martha Lauzen ...  Herself - Executive Director, Center for the Study of Women in TV & Film 3 episodes, 2019
Christy Lemire ...  Herself - Film Critic, RogerEbert.com / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Ken Levine Ken Levine ...  Himself - Writer / ... 3 episodes, 2019
William H. Macy ...  Himself - Actor / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Drew McWeeny ...  Himself - Film Historian 3 episodes, 2019
Eddie Muller Eddie Muller ...  Himself - Author / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Edward Norton ...  Himself - Actor / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Rob Reiner ...  Director, This is Spinal Tap / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Molly Ringwald ...  Herself - Actor / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Kyra Sedgwick ...  Herself - Actress / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Krista Smith Krista Smith ...  Herself - Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair 3 episodes, 2019
Robert B. Weide ...  Himself / ... 3 episodes, 2019
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A look at the history of movies and their impact on our culture.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 July 2019 (USA) See more »

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CNN, HBO Films See more »
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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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14 July 2019 | by drjgardnerSee all my reviews

I'm a big movie fan so I was looking forward to this series. Episode 1 is a big disappointment. It's nothing more than a collection of films from the 1980s slapped together with some commentary, mostly from the people who made the films. There is no attempt to analyze what was going on in the film industry itself, how economic and political events influenced the films, nor how the 80s represented any trends that occurred earlier. No one squandered a single IQ point making this series. Think of it as a "coming attractions" that goes on and on. Some people will enjoy it. I did. But how much more valuable would this have been had they made an attempt to do more than show us a bunch of films. FWIW - Episode 2 shows the same trend. A great for movie fans but a missed opportunity to really inform.


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