Critic’s Corner: Friday, June 21

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The Searchers Saturday at 8 p.m., TCM

They don’t make ‘em like this anymore. And they don’t say that anymore, but who cares. This John Ford western from 1956 is about two men, a Civil War veteran played by John Wayne and his nephew, who are out looking for his abducted niece. It’s a classic and perfect for a Saturday night, with Vera Miles and Natalie Wood.

Magic City 10 p.m., Starz

The second episode of this gorgeously designed 1950s-set series introduces James Caan as – you guessed it – a mobster. He’s a Chicago boss named Sy Berman who makes Miami boss Ben Diamond – a very creepy Danny Huston – look like a puppy dog. And Ben is pretty horrible, which is loud and clear at the end of this hour when he – oh, you have to see it.

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