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Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 • The Next Reel • Member Early Release

February 2, 2023

We wrap up our conversation about Anurag Kashyap’s 2012 epic mafia saga with a look at ‘Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2’. It’s about fathers and sons, vengeance, brotherhood, the family business, and so much more. It’s a violent but engaging ride and allows f

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Jaws: The Revenge • The Next Reel • Member Bonus

January 31, 2023
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Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 • The Next Reel • Member Early Release

January 26, 2023

We head to the coal mines in India as we tackle the epic gangster saga ‘Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1’. It’s over two-and-a-half hours and is quite a ride. Visceral filmmaking and a tale based on real events as we follow several families and groups vying to

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M3GAN • The Film Board

January 22, 2023

The Film Board Gathers! This month it’s all about everybody’s favorite murderbot who just can stop with the hand-washing: M3GAN!

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Song of the Thin Man • The Next Reel • Member Early Release

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 t

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The Thin Man Goes Home • The Next Reel • Member Early Release

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 • The Next Reel • Member Early Release

January 5, 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? Tu

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Jaws 3-D • The Next Reel • Member Bonus

December 31, 2022

For our December Member Bonus episode, the members voted that we talk about Jaws 3-D! That’s right, we’re tackling Dennis Quaid, Bess Armstrong, Louis Gossett Jr., SeaWorld, and killer sharks in the third dimension! Tune in!

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Another Thin Man • The Next Reel • Member Early Release

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?

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After the Thin Man • The Next Reel • Member Early Release

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

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