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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Out of the Past

April 10, 2015

The two films most often cited as the ultimate representations of film noir are Billy Wilder’s 1944 film “Double Indemnity” and Jacques Tourneur’s 1947 film “Out of the Past.” Tourneur’s film gives us Robert Mitchum at his laconic best, Jane Greer at her sexiest and Kirk Douglas in one of his earliest roles but already defined by his machismo. Join us — Pete Wright and Andy Nelson — as we continue our Film Noir series with “Out of the Past.”

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The Bishop’s Wife

December 25, 2014

Happy holidays! It’s time for another Christmas movie pick to celebrate, and we’re jumping back to 1947 to talk about Henry Koster’s “The Bishop’s Wife.” Join us — Pete Wright and Andy Nelson — as we dive into this perennial classic starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young and David Niven.

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