The Thin Man

The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Thin Man • Song of the Thin Man

Song of the Thin Man

January 19, 2023

We wrap up our time with Nick and Nora Charles (and Asta! And Nick Jr!) as we dig into their last cinematic outing together, the 1947 film ‘Song of the Thin Man’ directed by Edward Buzzell. It’s a perfect way to wrap up our time with these characters as the story balances perfectly between crime and comedy. Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Thin Man • The Thin Man Goes Home

The Thin Man Goes Home

January 12, 2023

We continue our journey through the Thin Man series with Nick and Nora Charles (and Asta!) as we head to Sycamore Springs to visit Nick’s parents in ‘The Thin Man Goes Home.’ Different creatives behind it this time. How does it fare?

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Shadow of the Thin Man

January 8, 2023

We’re back with Nick and Norah, this time at the tracks dealing with the murder of a jockey. Plus, Nick, Jr.’s older now. How’s Nick’s drinking? How are Nora’s nudges to be included in the investigations more? And how well does the murder mystery work? Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Thin Man Films • Another Thin Man

Another Thin Man

December 29, 2022

We continue our time with Nick and Nora Charles, this time with the 1939 film ‘Another Thin Man,’ the third in the Thin Man series. Now, they have a baby and they’re back in New York! What do we think of the story? The characters? The mystery? The comedy? The drinking? Tune in!

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The Next Reel • Season 12 • Series: The Thin Man Films • After the Thin Man

After the Thin Man

December 22, 2022

We return to the world of Nick and Norah Charles as we jump back into the ‘Thin Man’ series. We covered the first film as part of our ‘Black-and-White Cinematography of James Wong Howe’ series. Now, we’re finishing the series, starting with the 1936 film ‘After the Thin Man.’ It’s a pure delight. Tune in!

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