TCM Highlights – February To June 2018

Million Dollar Baby (2004) FEBRUARY

Directed by Clint Eastwood also acting, alongside Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman

Four-time Oscar winner, Hilary Swank plays Maggie, a determined woman who works with a hardened boxing trainer played, by Clint Eastwood, to become the best.

Sin City (2005) MARCH

Directed by Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino with Bruce Willis, Benicio Del Toro, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson and Clive Owen

Sin City explores the dark and miserable town of Basin City, and tells the story of three different people all caught up in violent corruption.

Blade Runner (1982) MARCH

Directed by Ridley Scott, with Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer and Sean Young

Harrison Ford plays a blade runner, who must pursue and try to terminate four replicants, who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator

The Blind Side (2009) APRIL

Directed by John Lee Hancock with Quintin Aaron, Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw

Oscar nominated for best picture and Oscar winner for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, The Bild Side is the true story of American Football player Michael Oher.

Basic (2003) MAY

Directed by John McTiernan with John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson and Connie Nielsen.

Agent Hardy, played by Travolta, is called in to investigate the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone wrong.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012) JUNE

Directed by Timur Bekmambetov (Ben-Hur 2016) and produced by Tim Burton, with actors Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell and Dominic Cooper.

He is the 16th president of the United States of America, and when he discovers that vampires are trying to take over the country he does what he must do: he hunts.

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers.

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