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Cary Grant Films: Gender-Bending Comedy 'I Was a Male War Bride'

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Cary Grant films on TCM: Gender-bending 'I Was a Male War Bride' (photo: Cary Grant not gay at all in 'I Was a Male War Bride') More Cary Grant films will be shown tonight, as Turner Classic Movies continues with its Star of the Month presentations. On TCM right now is the World War II action-drama Destination Tokyo (1943), in which Grant finds himself aboard a U.S. submarine, alongside John Garfield, Dane Clark, Robert Hutton, and Tom Tully, among others. The directorial debut of screenwriter Delmer Daves (The Petrified Forest, Love Affair) -- who, in the following decade, would direct a series of classy Westerns, e.g., 3:10 to Yuma, The Hanging Tree -- Destination Tokyo is pure flag-waving propaganda, plodding its way through the dangerous waters of Hollywood war-movie stereotypes and speechifying banalities. The film's key point of interest, in fact, is Grant himself -- not because he's any good, […]


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Cary Grant Movies: 'An Affair to Remember'

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Cary Grant movies: 'An Affair to Remember' does justice to its title (photo: Cary Grant ca. late 1940s) Cary Grant excelled at playing Cary Grant. This evening, fans of the charming, sophisticated, debonair actor -- not to be confused with the Bristol-born Archibald Leach -- can rejoice, as no less than eight Cary Grant movies are being shown on Turner Classic Movies, including a handful of his most successful and best-remembered star vehicles from the late '30s to the late '50s. (See also: "Cary Grant Classic Movies" and "Cary Grant and Randolph Scott: Gay Lovers?") The evening begins with what may well be Cary Grant's best-known film, An Affair to Remember. This 1957 romantic comedy-melodrama is unusual in that it's an even more successful remake of a previous critical and box-office hit -- the Academy Award-nominated 1939 release Love Affair -- and that it was directed by the same man […]


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Director Russell Crowe Bypassed, But Movie Shortlisted: AACTA Awards

Director Russell Crowe Movie up for Best Film: Australian Academy Awards 2015 nominations (photo: Actor-director Russell Crowe in 'The Water Diviner') AACTA Awards: Feature Film Categories BEST FILM THE BABADOOK Kristina Ceyton and Kristian Moliere CHARLIE'S COUNTRY Nils Erik Nielsen, Peter Djigirr and Rolf de Heer PREDESTINATION Paddy McDonald, Tim McGahan, Peter Spierig and Michael Spierig THE RAILWAY MAN Chris Brown, Andy Paterson and Bill Curbishley TRACKS Emile Sherman and Iain Canning THE WATER DIVINER Andrew Mason, Keith Rodger and Troy Lum BEST DIRECTOR THE BABADOOK Jennifer Kent CHARLIE'S COUNTRY Rolf de Heer PREDESTINATION Peter Spierig and Michael Spierig THE ROVER David Michôd BEST ACTRESS Kate Box THE LITTLE DEATH Essie Davis THE BABADOOK Sarah Snook PREDESTINATION Mia Wasikowska TRACKS BEST ACTOR Russell Crowe THE WATER DIVINER David Gulpilil CHARLIE'S COUNTRY Damon Herriman THE LITTLE DEATH Guy Pearce THE ROVER BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Patrick Brammall THE LITTLE DEATH Yilmaz Erdogan […]


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