Twittersode 008 – The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

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This Twittersode, I’m taking a quick look at “The Best Years of Our Lives” from 1946. Wyler really upped his game with this one.

The original Del Toro tweet is here.

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Twittersode 007 – Mrs. Miniver (1942)

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I’m here with a new Twittersode, this one about 1942’s propagandastic film “Mrs. Miniver!” It’s got an agenda, and that agenda is DRAMA! I mean, it’s clearly a piece of pro-war propaganda, but it’s also really good!

See Guillermo del Toro’s original tweet here!

031 – Shadow Of A Doubt!

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We’re back with our third (and final?) Hitchcock film (Ollie: Good) 1943’s “Shadow of a Doubt!” Even though we’ve actually enjoyed each and every one of Hitch’s films, we’re ready to move on, away from the theme of “naive young woman gets taken in by a seemingly malevolent older man.”

In “Shadow of a Doubt” a naive young woman gets taken in by a . . . well, you get it. This is a big turning point for Hitchcock, though, as he finally settles in to small-town America and really brings the humor and charm that will stand as a contrast to the darkness in his films. Ollie and I really liked this one a lot!