Turner Classic Tuesday — April 12-18, 2016

Each Tuesday Hunter highlights the best classic films airing in the coming week on TCM.

See a vampire movie, starring a real-life vampire! All that, and the original “gangs of New York” – set to music!

THIS WEEK’S PICKS

Wednesday, April 13
 Nosferatu is darn near 100 years old, and yet it remains one of the scariest ever. Probably because Max Schreck was legitimately a vampire. That helps. 
Thursday, April 14
Before #TeamEdward and #TeamJacob, there was #TeamJet and #TeamShark…ok, not really, West Side Story was when hashtags were still called pound signs. But it does still provide a vivid and shockingly accurate portrayal of racially motivated gang warfare. 
Sunday, April 17
 Run Silent, Run Deep is basically Clark Gable vs. Burt Lancaster in a submarine. Today’s equivalent would be…actually, today would have no equivalent, because Clark Gable and Burt Lancaster were transcendently cool. 

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