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Thu Apr 29, 2021, 05:56 PM

*TCM tonight

10:15 PM -- The Truman Show (1998)
1h 42m | Comedy | TV-PG
The film that made critics sit up and take notice of Jim Carrey's dramatic chops, the lege...
Director: Peter Weir
Cast: Jim Carrey, Laura Linney, Ed Harris

Nominee for Oscars for Best Actor in a Supporting Role -- Ed Harris, Best Director -- Peter Weir, and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen -- Andrew Niccol

Truman's house was filmed in the childhood home of Florida Republican Representative Matt Gaetz.

2:15 AM -- 12 Angry Men (1957)
1h 35m | Drama | TV-PG
A jury holdout tries to convince his colleagues to vote not guilty.
Director: Sidney Lumet
Cast: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley

Nominee for Oscars for Best Director -- Sidney Lumet, Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium -- Reginald Rose, and Best Picture

When John Calley was running United Artists from 1993-96, he gave an interview to "The New Yorker", in which he discussed United Artists' continuing rights to the project, and said he had looked into a possible remake that would have starred Michelle Pfeiffer, and been set around the 1992 Los Angeles riots in the aftermath of the Rodney King incident trial verdicts.

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Thu Apr 29, 2021, 06:03 PM

1. Haven't seen The Truman Show,

but I've seen 12 Angry Men-a classic. They remade it in 1997 starring Jack Lemmon and George C. Scott, it's on Youtube.

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Response to Just_Vote_Dem (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 29, 2021, 09:02 PM

2. Ya gotta see the original! Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb

and so many top notch performances

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Response to rurallib (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 29, 2021, 09:05 PM

3. Yes, a great one.

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Response to rurallib (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 30, 2021, 10:40 AM

4. Oh yes, I've seen the original as well as the remake n/t

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