Daily Archives: February 10, 2012

Friday TV: Outer Space or Outskirts of Wyoming

With an evening kicking off with “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” (TCM, 8 p.m.), you’d think the location for tonight’s Oscar series on Turner Classic Movies is outer space. Instead, it’s where they contact the aliens, Wyoming, which was the setting for “The Big Sky” (10:30 p.m.), “Cat Ballou” (1:15 a.m.), “Portrait of Jennie” […]

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Angela Davis Today on Violence in the 70s

In “the Black Power Mixtape” that premiered Thursday on “Independent Lens,” Angela Davis gets pretty angry at a Swedish journalist who interviewed her in jail in the early 70s and asked about violence. But, she told reporters at the TV critics press tour (whom she didn’t seem to hold in any higher regard) “I think […]

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