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    Turner Classic Movies is proud to present A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES, the latest title from the new TCM Originals line, featuring programs produced by and exclusive to TCM. This set of four one-hour specials provides a Film Studies 101 look at top cinematic genres, with numerous movie clips and expert commentary from Hollywood insiders. A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers explores the historical events that have impacted the genre and the stylistic tools filmmakersuse to give their audiences that extra shot of adrenaline. Key insights are provided by TCM Host Robert Osborne, author Ken Follett (Eye of the Needle, 1981), actor and director Kenneth Branagh (Dead Again, 1991), actor Norman Lloyd (Hitchcocks Saboteur, 1942) and dozens of other experts.A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics examines the genre from multiple points of view: great epic directors and actors; the challenges of literary adaptation and big-budget moviemaking; the renaissance of the genre with films like The Godfather (1972) and Gladiator (2000). Expert commentary is provided by the likes of actor Omar Sharif (Doctor Zhivago, 1965) and director Steven Spielberg (Saving Private Ryan, 1998). In A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King, features best-selling author and filmmaker King, who takes viewers on a journey through the many varieties of horror films and examines why moviegoers long to befrightened. Along the way, he discusses the movies that had an impact on his writing, including Night of the Living Dead (1968), as well as titles adapted from his own works such as Carrie (1976), The Shining (1980) and many more. A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! looks at perennial favorites like It's a Wonderful Life (1946) and Miracle on 34th Street (1947), and examines variations within the genre, such as holiday romances and family movies. Behind-the-scenes stories are shared by actor Chevy Chase (National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, 1989), actress Margaret O'Brien (Meet Me in St. Louis, 1944) and many other industry insiders.

    • Release Date: 2000
    • Runtime: 232:00
    • Genre: Documentary, TV
    • Language: English
    • Format: DVD-NTSC
    • Screen: HD Video / Digital Broadcast TV
    • Aspect: 1:77:01 AM
    • Rating: TV-PG, TV-
    • Audio: DOLBY DIGITAL-English
    • Color/BW: BW & Color
    • Special Features: N/A
    • Copyright: TM & © 2014 Turner Classic Movies, Inc., a Time Warner company. All Rights Reserved. Copyright in the DVD packaging, and all TCM trademarks and logos are the property of Turner Entertainment Networks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Academy Award® is
    • Number of Discs: 2
    • Disc Format: DVD-9

    Starring:
    Robert Osborne
    Ken Follett
    Bryan Singer
    Diablo Cody
    Kenneth Branaugh
    Mel Brooks
    David Koepp
    Norman Lloyd
    Martin Landau
    Ileanna Douglas
    Scott Frank
    Heywood Gould
    Paul Hirsch
    Hawk Koch
    Guy Hendrix Dyas
    John McCarty
    Omar Sharif
    Stephen King

    Written by:
    Laurent Bouzereau

    Directed by:
    Laurent Bouzereau

    Produced by:
    Justin Falvey
    Darryl Frank
    Steven Spielberg