Christmas in Connecticut

December 27, 2013
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It’s the holiday season again which means it’s time for us — Pete and Andy — to talk about another holiday classic! Join us as we talk about Peter Godfrey’s screwball war comedy from 1945, “Christmas in Connecticut.” We talk about how much fun the movie is and how it feels a bit pro-feminist yet…

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Strange Days

December 28, 2012
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Based on a dream James Cameron had in 1985, Strange Days came out in 1995 and strangely took place only 4 years in the future — during the 48 hours leading up to the year 2000. Cameron’s ex-wife Kathryn Bigelow, helmed the film, bringing her skills at directing action to the forefront to create what…

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Christmas in July

December 21, 2012
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Happy holidays, everybody! It’s time for our annual holiday episode here on The Next Reel. This year, we — Pete Wright and Andy Nelson — are talking about a film that doesn’t actually take place at Christmas time. In fact, it’s a movie that doesn’t even really have anything to do with the holiday except…

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When Harry Met Sally…

January 6, 2012
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It’s a new year, movie lovers, and in this episode, we take on an incredible film with crisp, spot-on, endlessly quotable dialogue, a cast that is absolutely perfect, and not one but two fantastic New Year’s Eve scenes. That’s right, we’re talking about Rob Reiner’s 1989 romantic comedy classic When Harry Met Sally….

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We’re No Angels (1955)

December 23, 2011
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Merry Christmas and happy holidays, movie nerds! Tonight, in the spirit of the season, we talk about Michael Curtiz’s curious gem of a Christmas comedy from 1955, “We’re No Angels.”

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