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Fathom Occasions Is Bringing 12 Large Display Classics to Film Theaters in 2021



Fathom Occasions had grand designs for 2020, however these plans ended early when a worldwide pandemic unfold far and broad final March. Issues have been contact and go ever since, with theaters closing, reopening, and reclining throughout the nation for the previous 9 months. Now, Fathom Occasions is able to get again to offering traditional leisure as they’ve formally introduced their TCM Large Display Classics Collection for 2021. This epic occasion shall be bringing a dozen cinematic masterworks to theaters nationwide beginning this January. And they’re kicking all of it off with the 1941 masterpiece The Maltese Falcon, which is celebrating its eightieth anniversary.

Subsequent yr, movie aficionados can get pleasure from a yearlong journey spanning 9 many years of cinema historical past, by a dozen of a few of the film trade’s best titles, as Fathom Occasions and Turner Traditional Motion pictures current the seventh annual TCM Large Display Classics sequence. That includes acclaimed movies launched from 1941 to 1996, and encompassing legendary dramas, iconic musicals, beloved comedies, an exciting journey, a classy movie noir, a stirring epic, a crackling thriller, and a suspenseful horror, the TCM Large Display Classics sequence has one thing for everybody in 2021.

Every movie is introduced with pristine digital projection, movie-theater-quality sound, and in its authentic side ratio, as they have been meant by the filmmakers. The TCM Large Display Classics sequence is additional enhanced with fascinating pre- and post-feature insights introduced by fashionable TCM hosts, together with TCM Primetime host Ben Mankiewicz.

Fathom Events TCM Big Screen Classics
  • The lineup for the 2021 TCM Large Display Classics sequence is:
  •  The Maltese Falcon eightieth Anniversary       
  •  Boyz n the Hood thirtieth Anniversary             
  •  The Ten Commandments sixty fifth Anniversary          
  •  La Bamba                             
  •  Fried Inexperienced Tomatoes thirtieth Anniversary               
  •  The Birdcage twenty fifth Anniversary
  •  The African Queen seventieth Anniversary
  •  Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Manufacturing facility fiftieth Anniversary
  •  Citizen Kane eightieth Anniversary
  •  The Silence of the Lambs thirtieth Anniversary                       
  •  West Facet Story sixtieth Anniversary
  •  On Golden Pond fortieth Anniversary

Since its begin in 2015, the TCM Large Display Classics sequence has proved to be an annual fan favourite. Many occasions within the sequence achieved rave critiques and have been prime performers on the field workplace. Mentioned Fathom Occasions Vice President of Studio Relations, Tom Lucas.

“12 months after yr, the TCM Large Display Classics sequence proves to be amongst our most requested programming. We’re excited to carry one other thrilling line-up of movies throughout a wide range of genres – from comedies to musicals to award-winning dramas, there’s something for everybody.”

Mentioned Genevieve McGillicuddy, vice chairman of enterprises and strategic partnerships, TCM.

“This yr has proven us that watching films on the massive display screen isn’t an expertise to take as a right, and 2021’s lineup of movies has one thing for each film lover,””We’re prouder than ever to proceed this partnership with Fathom Occasions to carry the TCM Large Display Classics sequence to audiences across the nation.”

Tickets for The Maltese Falcon eightieth Anniversary shall be obtainable starting on Fri., Dec. 18 at or at collaborating theater field workplaces. For a whole listing of occasions within the sequence, go to the Fathom Occasions web site. Tickets for remaining titles shall be obtainable nearer to the occasion dates. Please proceed to examine the Fathom Occasions web site and join alerts.

The flicks coming quickly to a theater close to you within the TCM Large Display Classics are:

The Maltese Falcon (1941) eightieth Anniversary

DATE: Solar., Jan 24 & Wed., Jan 27

CAST:  Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Gladys George, Peter Lorre, Barton MacLane, Lee Patrick, and Sydney Greenstreet.


A gallery of high-living lowlifes will cease at nothing to get their sweaty arms on a jewel-encrusted falcon. Detective Sam Spade desires to seek out out why and who will take the autumn for his associate’s homicide. The movie options an all-star solid, was nominated for 3 Academy Awards®, and has been listed in AFI’S 100 YEARS…100 MOVIES “100 Biggest American Movies Of All Time.”

Boyz N the Hood (1991) thirtieth Anniversary

DATE: Solar., Feb 28 & Wed., Mar 3

CAST:  Ice Dice, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Morris Chestnut, and Larry Fishburne.


Author/director John Singleton’s acclaimed debut is a graphic and highly effective have a look at life in South-Central Los Angeles as a trio of younger males try by completely different means to flee the violence-filled lifetime of the streets. Singleton was nominated for Finest Director and Finest Authentic Screenplay on the sixty fourth Academy Awards®, making him the youngest individual and the primary African-American to be nominated for Finest Director.

The Ten Commandments (1956) sixty fifth Anniversary

DATE: Solar., Mar 28 & Wed., Mar 31

CAST:  Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson, Yvonne De Carlo, Debra Paget, and John Derek.

SCREENPLAY BY:  Aeneas MacKenzie, Jesse L. Lasky Jr., Jack Gariss, and Fredric M. Frank.

DIRECTED BY:  Cecil B. DeMille

Filmed in Egypt and the Sinai with one of many greatest units ever constructed for a movement image, The Ten Commandments tells the story of the lifetime of Moses, as soon as favored within the Pharaoh’s family, who turned his again on a privileged life to guide his folks to freedom. Along with quite a few awards and accolades, The Ten Commandments additionally stays one of many greatest field workplace successes in cinema historical past (with theatrical gross sales adjusted for inflation).

La Bamba (1987)

DATE: Solar., April 18 & Wed., April 21

CAST:  Esai Morales, Rosanna DeSoto, Elizabeth Peña, Joe Pantoliano and Lou Diamond Phillips.


The lifetime of Mexican-American rock & roll legend Richie Valens bursts throughout the display screen on this celebrated, music-filled film with star-making performances by Phillips as Richie and Morales as his half-brother, Bob. La Bamba, written and directred by Luis Valdez, depicts the 17-year-old’s rocket rise to fame, as he fights household issues and bigotry, to develop into a recording star with a string of hit singles and a date with future. Fueled by Valens’ hit songs carried out by the Grammy®-winning Los Lobos, in addition to traditional ’50s tunes, La Bamba recreates the thrilling early days of rock and pays homage to the enduring legacy of a exceptional expertise whose music crossed all borders.

Fried Inexperienced Tomatoes (1991) thirtieth Anniversary

DATE: Solar., Might 9 & Wed., Might 12

CAST: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, and Cicely Tyson.

SCREENPLAY BY:  Fannie Flagg (novel) and Carol Sobieski (screenplay)


This inspiring drama was tailored from Fannie Flagg’s best-selling novel “Fried Inexperienced Tomatoes on the Whistle Cease Cafe.” When an sad housewife befriends a girl in a nursing residence, she hears a exceptional story of laughter, devotion, and a particular friendship that defies all obstacles on this heart-warming movie from acclaimed director Jon Avnet.

The Birdcage (1996) twenty fifth Anniversary

DATE: June

CAST:  Robin Williams, Gene Hackman, Nathan Lane, and Dianne Wiest.

SCREENPLAY BY:  Elaine Might

DIRECTED BY:  Mike Nichols

A massively entertaining remake of the 1978 movie La Cage aux Folles, The Birdcage follows the story of a drag membership proprietor and his associate as they take care of their son’s engagement to a conservative politician’s daughter.

The African Queen (1951) seventieth Anniversary

DATE: July

CAST:  Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, and Robert Morley.

SCREENPLAY BY:  John Huston, James Agee, Peter Viertel, and John Collier

DIRECTED BY:  John Huston

Throughout World Conflict I, the slovenly, drunkard captain of a steamer named The African Queen takes the prim sister of a British missionary to Africa aboard after invading Germans kill her brother. Whereas she will be able to’t tolerate the captain’s ingesting and method, and he cannot stand her judgmental perspective, inevitably, their mismatched relationship turns to considered one of affection as they traverse treacherous waters. Arguably one of many most interesting movies ever made, The African Queen additionally options probably the most legendary star pairings with Humphrey Bogart, within the function that earned him his solely Academy Award, and Katharine Hepburn on this timeless story of opposites attracting.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Manufacturing facility (1971) fiftieth Anniversary

DATE: August

CAST: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear, Julie Daybreak Cole, Leonard Stone, Denise Nickerson, Dodo Denney, and Paris Themmen.


DIRECTED BY:  Mel Stuart

This treasured musical is a veritable OSHA “what to not do” lesson…. Based mostly on Roald Dahl’s cherished e book, on a whirlwind tour of Willy Wonka’s world of “Pure Creativeness,” an unimaginable, edible realm of chocolate waterfalls, Oompa-Loompas, and industrial-sized confections, a boy named Charlie discovers the sweetest secret of all.

Citizen Kane (1941) eightieth Anniversary

DATE: September

CAST:  Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Everett Sloane, Ray Collins, George Coulouris, Agnes Moorehead, Paul Stewart, Ruth Warrick, Erskine Sanford, and William Alland.

SCREENPLAY BY:  Herman J. Mankiewicz and Orson Welles

DIRECTED BY:  Orson Welles

Orson Welles’s first characteristic movie, the progressive and precedent-setting Citizen Kane is taken into account by many critics, filmmakers, and followers to be the best movie ever made. The investigation of a publishing tycoon’s dying phrases reveals conflicting tales about his scandalous life. “Rosebud….”

Silence of the Lambs (1991) thirtieth Anniversary

DATE: October

CAST:  Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, and Ted Levine.


DIRECTED BY:  Jonathan Demme

Nicely, properly, properly… In The Silence of the Lambs a fledgling FBI agent, Clarice Starling, enlists the assistance of Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a superb psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer, in catching a serial killer named “Buffalo Invoice.” Launched to nice essential acclaim, The Silence of the Lambs grew to become solely the third movie to win Academy Awards® within the “Large 5” classes: Finest Image, Finest Director, Finest Actor, Finest Actress, and Finest Tailored Screenplay.

West Facet Story (1961) sixtieth Anniversary

DATE: November

CAST:  Natalie Wooden, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, and Russ Tamblyn.

SCREENPLAY BY:  Ernest Lehman

DIRECTED BY:  Robert Smart and Jerome Robbins

With music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics from Stephen Sondheim, this exhilarating ten-time Academy Award®-winning musical units the timeless Romeo and Juliet tragedy in 1950. Two teenage avenue gangs, the white working-class Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks, face off within the slums of New York.

On Golden Pond (1981) fortieth Anniversary

DATE: December

CAST: Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda, Doug McKeon, Dabney Coleman, and William Lanteau.

SCREENPLAY BY: Ernest Thompson

DIRECTED BY:  Mark Rydell

One of many Nineteen Eighties most honored and cherished movies, On Golden Pond, follows the story of a prickly retired professor who visits his Maine summer season residence together with his loving spouse, their daughter, her fiancé, and his son. The cantankerous professor develops an unlikely bond together with his grandson, offering the framework for an emotional summer season. On Golden Pond can also be one of many few films to earn the nominations for the Large 5 Academy Awards® (Finest Image, Director, Actor, Actress, and Screenplay).

B. Alan Orange at Movieweb

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