41: Nick Offerman Cosplaying as Alain Delon

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This week: Chris and Josh talk the best films they saw over the summer under their own auspices, whether rep screening, rental or otherwise, with Josh batting for The Heartbreak Kid, Birth, M and Miami Vice, and Chris on Billy Wilder, Preston Sturges, Mitchell Leisen and Sam Fuller. Continue reading

14: Shut Up and Deal

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This week: show veteran Jamie Dunn, film editor of The Skinny, comes in to talk over a mutual love of the great Billy Wilder, who’s all of a sudden the subject of a lot of attention again, between Blu-Ray releases and new prints and such. Contains discussion of why Fred MacMurray was to Wilder what Jimmy Stewart was to Hitchcock, why Barbara Stanwyck’s anklet is pretty much equivalent to Gina Gershon’s crotch and use of the phrase ‘manic pixie dream country’ (emphatically not to describe Gina Gershon’s crotch).