Mystery And Scandal On March’s Two Reel13 Classics
Jim Broadbent, John Cusack, Joan Fontaine, Cary Grant, and Melissa Leo head the month’s stellar casts
A wealthy Joan Fontaine believes that her husband (Cary Grant) is trying to swindle her out of her inheritance in Alfred Hitchcock’s Suspicion while several White Sox baseball players are offered a bribe to throw the 1919 World Series in John Two critically-acclaimed films round out the shortened roster of March selections for Reel13 Indie: Courtney Hunt’s Frozen River and Mike Leigh’s Another Year. (The series will be pre-empted on March 2, 9, and 16 for special pledge programming.)
Every Saturday night beginning at 9 p.m., viewers can catch a Classic hosted by film historian Neal Gabler, followed by an Indie, hosted by Richard Peña.
The evening concludes with a Short selected by visitors to Reel13.org who vote for their favorite of three shorts every week.
Reel 13 will be pre-empted for the first three Saturdays in March because of special March Pledge programming.
“Suspicion” (1941) Dir: Alfred Hitchcock
A woman suspects her husband of plotting to murder her in this Hitchcock thriller. With Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke.
“Frozen River” (2008) Dir: Courtney Hunt
Two single mothers become smugglers along the Canadian border. With Melissa Leo, Misty Upham, Charlie McDermott.
“Eight Men Out” (1988) Dir: John Sayles
Chicago White Sox players stand trial for throwing the 1919 World Series. With John Cusack, Clifton James, Michael Lerner.
“Another Year” (2010) Dir: Mike Leigh
Four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple. With Jim Broadbent, Ruth Sheen, Lesley Manville.
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