Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)

With the fourth film in the Thin Man franchise, we find ourselves back in San Francisco again. And Nora once again manages to nudge Nick into getting involved in a criminal investigation he actually tried to stay away from. A change in writers leads to a miniscule change in tone, but this film still is unmistakably a typical Thin Man film, and not a bad one at that. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

Der Doppelgänger (1934)

A mildly amusing yet unremarkable German comedy. A stubborn female and fear of a suspected crime are at the centre of a comedy of errors that neglects dialogue and delivery as it relies too heavily on situational comedy – which unfortunatley falls a bit flat. +++ +++ [click title to read review]

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