The Third Man this week. Next week is On the Waterfront. As always, follow along on our iCheckMovies list, and be sure to let us know how you’d rank the movies in the comments below.
The Third Man – September 2, 1949
Director: Carol Reed
Producer: Carol Reed, Alexander Korda, David O. Selznick
Writers: Graham Greene
Actors: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard
Distributor: British Lion Films
The course of the conversation:
Yeah, we didn’t watch Napoleon, again. Keep an eye on the show notes.
Jonathan talks about business for a bit.
Jonathan also gives a history lesson about the Production Code.
All that talk about the code? The Third Man is foreign and has nothing to do with it.
It’s another first for Jonathan. Maybe.
All zither, all the time.
Nathaniel doesn’t like that he only connected with Anna. Michael and Jonathan argue that that’s the point.
Some movies needed to be watched a second time. This might be one of those.
Bruce Willis is not dead.
It’s not quite mustache twirling…
Never work with animals or small children.
We abandon any attempts at structure.
Unnecessary salacious trivia time!
Turns out, we’ve already watched a David O. Selsnick film.
There’s plenty of clever touches in this movie.
Noir is not a genre of trench coats and jazz bars; noir is a genre of it’s time.
There was an end, but no resolution.
We bust out the list.
I don’t really like this movie. Oh wait, I really like this movie.
Michael makes a fairly easy choice. Nathaniel and Jonathan make all sorts of changes.
Life is a message board, and firsts have been claimed.
Nathaniel’s third choice for his movie to include will shock you.
Michael picks a movie that’s gonna require a bigger boat.
Jonathan picked three movies, hedging his bet against someone taking one, and no one took any of them.
The guys moon over Moon.
Marlo Brando is De Niro’s tender side? What?
De Niro Tenders.
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