Tarantino Picks Flicks

Director Quentin Tarantino turns classic movie curator next week with a selection of 10 films, mostly from the 1960s, screening over Sony Movie Channel — available via cable, satellite and a handful of subscription streamers.

Tarantino’s picks – airing as double features Sunday to Thursday (July 21-25) at 8 pm ET – will serve as a promotional tie-in to the July 26th theatrical debut of Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time … In Hollywood, set 50 years ago in 1969.


ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD and Quentin Tarantino present The Swinging Sixties — 10 classics that inspired his new film!Double features every night — with Tarantino on-air!Starts Sunday on Sony Movie Channel

Posted by Sony Movie Channel on Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Tarantino not only selected the films but will discuss them with film writer/historian Kim Morgan during interstitial segments.

Under the umbrella title of “Once Upon a Time … In Hollywood and Quentin Tarantino present the ‘Swinging Sixties’ Movie Week,” the following is next week’s complete schedule of films. Sony Movie Channel said all of them “served as a specific influence” on Tarantino’s latest creation. And like Once Upon a Time … In Hollywood, they’re all from Sony’s own Columbia Pictures.

Sunday, July 21

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969), followed by Cactus Flower (1969) at 10:10 pm

Monday, July 22

Model Shop (1969), followed by Getting Straight (1970) at 10 pm

Tuesday, July 23

The Wrecking Crew (1968), followed by Hammerhead (1968) at 10:10 pm

Wednesday, July 24

Battle of the Coral Sea (1959), followed by Easy Rider (1969) at 9:50 pm  

Thursday, July 25

Gunman’s Walk (1958), followed by Arizona Raiders (1965) at 9:55 pm

You can stream Sony Movie Channel without cable/satellite/telco with subscriptions to packages from such providers as KlowdTV, NKT.tv, TikiLive, WhereverTV and Sony’s own PlayStation Vue. For more info, visit sonymoviechannel.com.

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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