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Cecil B. DeMille Award Winners: George Clooney In & Very Few Women

Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient George Clooney in The Monuments Men, with Matt Damon. Produced and written by Good Night, and Good Luck. collaborators George Clooney and Grant Heslov, and directed by Clooney, The Monuments Men is a World War II drama loosely based on Robert M. Edsel and Bret Witter's non-fiction book The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, about Allied groups' attempts to save artwork from the hands of the Nazis. Also in the cast: Jean Dujardin, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Bob Balaban, and Hugh Bonneville. Golden Globes' Cecil B. DeMille Award going to George Clooney From 1980 onwards, only two individuals chiefly associated with their work behind the […]


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Cecil B. DeMille Award Winners: George Clooney In & Very Few Women



Christmas Movies: The Good, the Bad & the Worst

Christmas Movies: Starring stage and film veteran H.B. Warner as Jesus Christ, The King of Kings has been a holiday season favorite since its release in, ahem, spring (Easter) 1927. Warner is seen here with Ernest Torrence as Peter, Micky Moore as Mark, and Joseph Striker as John, the Beloved. Christmas movies on TCM: The good, the bad and the weird 'Tis the season to enjoy Christmas movies. Luckily, Turner Classic Movies is bringing lots of good tidings this late Dec. 2010. But first of all, let's forget about the following: Robert Z. Leonard's In the Good Old Summertime. Mervyn LeRoy's Little Women. Don Hartman's Holiday Affair. It's now (evening of Dec. 17) too late to catch TCM's presentation of […]


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Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Cecil B. DeMille: The Birth of Hollywood on TCM

Mary Pickford in Maurice Tourneur's The Poor Little Rich Girl (top); Dustin Farnum in Cecil B. DeMille's The Squaw Man (bottom) The Birth of Hollywood, part II of the seven-part documentary Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood, will be shown again tonight on Turner Classic Movies. In addition to the documentary narrated by Christopher Plummer, TCM will present several early silent films, including several seminal early Hollywood productions. Those include The Squaw Man (1914), Cecil B. DeMille's early Western that is “officially” the first movie made in Hollywood; the popular Mary Pickford vehicle The Poor Little Rich Girl (1917), directed by Maurice Tourneur (father of Cat People's Jacques Tourneur); and the Fred Niblo-directed Douglas Fairbanks costumer The Mark […]


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Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Cecil B. DeMille: The Birth of Hollywood on TCM