Tag Archive: Tony Curtis

Jan 07

Episode 53: Winchester ’73

Winchester 73For this week’s episode, we continue with our Jimmy Stewart series as we visit Anthony Mann’s noir-western, Winchester ’73!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because there be spoilers ahead. The film is readily available on streaming on Google Play, YouTube, iTunes, Vudu, and Amazon.

Please also join us again on January 21st, when we return with an episode about Rear Window!

Winchester '73 (1950)
Winchester '73 poster Rating: 7.7/10 (14,177 votes)
Director: Anthony Mann
Writer: Robert L. Richards (screenplay), Borden Chase (screenplay), Stuart N. Lake (story)
Stars: James Stewart, Shelley Winters, Dan Duryea, Stephen McNally
Runtime: 92 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Released: 12 Jul 1950
Plot: The journey of a prized rifle from one ill-fated owner to another parallels a cowboy's search for a murderous fugitive.

Jan 07

Episode 40: Sweet Smell of Success

Sweet Smell of SuccessIn this week’s episode, we have MANY THINGS TO SAY about Sweet Smell of Success!

We highly recommend you watch the film before listening to the episode, because it has one of the sharpest, most cynical scripts in all cinema history. This film can currently be seen streaming on FilmStruck, iTunes, and DirecTV.

Please join us again on January 21st, when we take on The Manchurian Candidate!

Sweet Smell of Success (1957)
Sweet Smell of Success poster Rating: 8.2/10 (22,542 votes)
Director: Alexander Mackendrick
Writer: Clifford Odets (screenplay), Ernest Lehman (screenplay), Ernest Lehman (novel)
Stars: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison, Martin Milner
Runtime: 96 min
Rated: NOT RATED
Genre: Drama, Film-Noir
Released: 04 Jul 1957
Plot: Powerful but unethical Broadway columnist J.J. Hunsecker coerces unscrupulous press agent Sidney Falco into breaking up his sister's romance with a jazz musician.