Tag Archives: 1972

Van der Valk (PBS) Rated PG-13

A Dutch detective works in Amsterdam using his human observation and street smarts. Starring Marc Warren, Maimie McCoy, and Luke Allen-Gale. This show is a remake of the 1972 version, as well as based on the novels of Nicolas Freeling. It’s … Continue reading

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Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House (2017) Rated PG-13

 Mark Felt, who under the name of “Deep Throat” helped journalists uncover the Watergate scandal in 1972. Based on the autobiography by Mark Felt.  Starring Liam Neeson, Diane Lane, Marton Csokas. The film covers Mark Felt’s journey leading up to the … Continue reading

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Olympic Films

Without Limits (1998) Rated PG-13 The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and … Continue reading

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Clint Eastwood Director

 Changeling (2008) Rated R Christine Collins  is overjoyed when her kidnapped son is brought back home. But when Christine suspects that the boy returned to her isn’t her child, the police captain has her committed to an asylum. John Malkovich co-stars as the … Continue reading

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Oscar Films Worth a Watch 2011

 Cimarron (1931) Rated NR Director Wesley Ruggles’ sweeping adaptation of Edna Ferber’s classic American novel was the first Western to win the Best Picture Oscar. Richard Dix stars as Yancey Cravat, a larger-than-life pioneer and newspaperman who moves his family … Continue reading

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