Hold Up
Hold Up
Jon, Colin and Brent
My Cousin Vinny
51 minutes Posted Sep 20, 2020 at 11:14 am.
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In 1992 the world finally got to see a softer side of actor Joe Pesci in the Jonathan Lynn directed comedy, “My Cousin Vinny.” Bill (Ralph Macchio) and Stan (Mitchell Whitfield) are two young New Yorkers travelling through rural Alabama when are arrested and put on trial for a murder they didn’t commit. The hopes of these two yoots are put on the shoulders of Bill's cousin Vinny, a new lawyer with no courtroom experience or apparent feel for being a lawyer in general. But Vinny doesn't come to town alone, and the fish-out-of-water interactions with his girlfriend Mona Lisa Vito and the small-town people of the south present abundant opportunities for humor. But the real heart of the movie in the enduring performances of the actors including Marisa Tomei who won the Oscar for best-supporting actress. But does it Hold Up? Listen in as Jon, Colin, and Brent take a deep dive into this 30-year-old comedy and see if it is innocent of ageing badly, or if it should get sent to the electric chair for crimes against the audience.