2017 Movie #61: My Cousin Vinny (1992)

2017 Movie #61: My Cousin Vinny (1992)

What a quirky film. My Cousin Vinny feels like the type of film that would never get made today, a fish-out-of-water comedy about a New York lawyer (Joe Pesci) (who has never tried a case) forced to defend his nephew in a murder trial in small-town Alabama. If that doesn’t sound like enough of an oddball premise, then throw in an incredibly Italian fiance (Marisa Tomei), from a family of car mechanics, who tags along for the trip.

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2017 Movie #57: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

2017 Movie #57: Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Spider-Man: Homecoming features 21-year old Tom Holland as the youngest Spider-Man yet, and though the highest highs of the first two Sam Raimi Spider-Man films are not met in Homecoming, it is a worthy successor to the franchise, far surpassing the mediocre-to-terrible Amazing Spider-Man films.

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