Tag Archive: Carol Reed

Feb 07

Episode 55: The Third Man

The Third ManFor this week’s episode, we visit one of the great British noir films, The Third Man!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because we spoil the heck out if it. The film is readily available on streaming on Netflix, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play, YouTube, and Amazon.

Please also join us again on February 21st, when we watch another WWII aftermath noir, Berlin Express!

The Third Man (1949)
The Third Man poster Rating: 8.2/10 (135,530 votes)
Director: Carol Reed
Writer: Graham Greene (by), Graham Greene (screen play)
Stars: Joseph Cotten, Alida Valli, Orson Welles, Trevor Howard
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Released: 12 Oct 1949
Plot: Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.

Oct 23

Episode 35: Odd Man Out

Odd Man OutIn this week’s episode, we get our James Mason on with a viewing of Odd Man Out!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because this film is fascinating. This film can be rented on Amazon Prime, and is available on DVD.

Please join us on November 7th when we continue forward in British film history with a film that made a star out of Bob Hoskins: The Long Good Friday!

Odd Man Out (1947)
Odd Man Out poster Rating: 7.8/10 (7,324 votes)
Director: Carol Reed
Writer: F.L. Green (by), F.L. Green (screenplay), R.C. Sherriff (screenplay)
Stars: James Mason, Robert Newton, Cyril Cusack, F.J. McCormick
Runtime: 116 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Released: 23 Apr 1947
Plot: A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery in Belfast.