Join us for The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Smarter Brother Sigerson in this mad cap character farce written & directed by and starring Gene Wilder.
Join the Fine Vintage as we watch Robert Altman’s masterwork film, Nashville! This 2 hours and 40 minutes behemoth of a movie gave our hosts plenty to chew on, and the episode covers a lot of the themes at work in this classic character exploration of a whole city. Take a Break from this contentious election season with a contentious election movie! Be the Cycle Freak who’s everywhere the action is on this week’s Fine Vintage!
This week our discussion centers around Sidney Lumet’s Dog Day Afternoon (IMDb), a film set primarily in a Brooklyn bank branch under siege by 2 desperate outlaws, one a quiet loner out to prove himself, and one a down-on-his-luck man making a last ditch effort to pay for his wife’s sex reassignment surgery. Featuring Al Pacino and Jim Cazale, this classic tells a tale of the American Dream gone awry on a hot day in New York City.
Welcome to Season 3 of The Fine Vintage featuring 1975 and Jaws. Joining us this week is Christian Toto from Hollywood in Toto.com. We’ve made lots of improvements to the show’s intro and outro and included some great fan feedback at the end so make sure to stick around after the credits
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Enjoy our film flight review, with quick tastes of Lonely Boy, the Canadian Film Board’s Paul Anka Documentary; Thanotopsis, a german experimental film; Cosmic Ray, another experimental short; Bootleggers, a Russian Farce; An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, a surreal film with almost no dialog; Happy Anniversary, the academy award winning French comedy short; and La Jete, a French sci-fi photo essay that inspired such tales as 12 monkeys,
Welcome to our 1962 roundup episode where we count down our top 10 rankings of the show and compare the vintage as a whole to 1984. Every season we do one of these shows where we broaden our scope and talk about next season. Stick around to the end where we announce after not spoiling it for anyone who might be trying to be surprised who should stop reading this sentence because at the end I will say our next season is 1975!
A gaggle of rich people in Spain head over to the Nobile manor house for an elegant dinner party. After having a good laugh at the servants and eating some cold cut sandwiches they party on into the night. Slowly they come to realize that none of them are able to leave the parlor! Police and Press alike attempt to enter the house to save them, but find themselves unable to cross the threshold of the manor house. Enjoy this final movie review of 1962, featuring Buñuel’s dark comedic Exterminating Angel!
The Fine Vintage discusses Cleo from 5 to 7, a French new wave movie about a starlet waiting for results on a cancer test. The film shows off gorgeous photography of Paris and occurs roughly in real time, with each activity that Cleo does telling us more about her in the context of her impending news. She meets a young man heading to war in Algeria, with whom she commiserates. Enjoy this bonus episode as we wind down our 1962 season! We will release the finale as well as our last movie this Sunday.
Annie Yamson joins the Fine Vintage for another episode covering Lolita. Stanley Kubrick brings us a movie about a man who seduces a widowed mother in order to get closer to her young daughter. After competing for her affection with a different, wackier sex predator played by Peter Sellers, he winds up alone and angry and then gets killed in prison! Enjoy?
An aging starlet, crippled in an automobile accident, is tended to by her psychotic, jealous older sister. Be sure to take a break from “Writing a Letter to Daddy” to check out Whatever Happened to Baby Jane