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A look at the history of movies and their impact on our culture.
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Airs Sun. Aug. 18, 9:00 PM on CNN

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Paul Thomas Anderson ...  Director, Magnolia / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Brad Bird ...  Himself - Director, The Incredibles / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Alonso Duralde Alonso Duralde ...  Himself - Film Critic, The Wrap 5 episodes, 2019
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Ben Mankiewicz ...  Himself - TCM Host / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Amy Nicholson Amy Nicholson ...  Herself - Film Critic, Variety 5 episodes, 2019
Kenneth Turan Kenneth Turan ...  Himself - Film Critic, Los Angeles Times / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Nia Vardalos ...  Actor, My Big Fat Greek Wedding / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Edgar Wright ...  Himself - Director, Shaun of the Dead / ... 5 episodes, 2019
Sean Baker ...  Himself - Director, The Florida Project / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Alec Baldwin ...  Himself - Actor / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Todd Boyd Todd Boyd ...  Himself - Professor of Cinema and Media studies, USC 4 episodes, 2019
Larry Charles ...  Himself - Director, Borat 4 episodes, 2019
Jacqueline Coley ...  Herself - Editor, Rotten Tomatoes 4 episodes, 2019
Chris Connelly ...  Himself - Columnist / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Cameron Crowe ...  Himself - Writer / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Bill Hader ...  Himself - Actor 4 episodes, 2019
Tom Hanks ...  Himself - Actor 4 episodes, 2019
Holly Hunter ...  Herself - Actor / ... 4 episodes, 2019
John Landis ...  Himself - Director, National Lampoon's Animal House / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Michael Mann ...  Himself - Director, Heat / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Mia Mask Mia Mask ...  Herself - Professor of Film, Vassar College / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Frances McDormand ...  Herself - Actor / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Tim Naftali ...  Himself - Historian 4 episodes, 2019
Robert Redford ...  Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Julia Roberts ...  Herself - Actor 4 episodes, 2019
Maya Rudolph ...  Herself - Actor / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Paul Scheer ...  Himself - Actor and Comedian / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Ridley Scott ...  Himself - Director, Blade Runner / ... 4 episodes, 2019
John Singleton ...  Himself - Director, Boyz n the Hood / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Steven Spielberg ...  Director, Jaws / ... 4 episodes, 2019
Rob Zombie ...  Himself - Director, The Devil's Rejects 4 episodes, 2019
Lorraine Ali Lorraine Ali ...  Herself - Television Critic, Los Angeles Times 3 episodes, 2019
Michael Arndt ...  Himself - Screenwriter, Little Miss Sunshine / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Jason Bailey Jason Bailey ...  Himself - Columnist, The New York Times / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Billy Crystal ...  Himself - Actor / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Robert De Niro ...  Actor, Heat / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Illeana Douglas ...  Herself - Actor 3 episodes, 2019
Antoine Fuqua ...  Himself - Director, Training Day 3 episodes, 2019
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Ron Howard ...  Actor, American Graffiti / ... 3 episodes, 2019
Lawrence Kasdan ...  Director / ... 3 episodes, 2019
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Martha Lauzen ...  Herself - Executive Director, Center for the Study of Women in TV & Film 3 episodes, 2019
Christy Lemire ...  Herself - Film Critic, RogerEbert.com / ... 3 episodes, 2019
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A look at the history of movies and their impact on our culture.

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English

Release Date:

7 July 2019 (USA) See more »

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Somewhat Refreshing
17 July 2019 | by flamingbeargrantSee all my reviews

With all the other shows that CNN has done like the shows that explore the many famous decades they never really talked about the movies, more about the TV shows that were a huge hit in that time period. Being a movie buff this is awesome for me and if you are a movie buff watch this. But this show does also have the feel of those other CNN shows which can be a problem. The pacing can suffer at some points when they talk about movies that people never really were well known like in the 80s episode but all in all, I'm having a great time watching this series. Even though CNN is a democratic station it doesn't look like they are getting political with this series but they could in the future possibly or they already have. If they do get political I won't care because I'm here for the movies not politics. And like I said if you are a movie buff watch this.


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