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  My Cousin Vinny review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Vinny spends most of his time boning up on the case while Lisa, played by Marisa Tomei, spends most of hers taking pictures of the locals and asking Vinny what she can do to help him out.
Vinny must go it alone when learning the laws of Alabama and the customs of the stickler judge, played by Fred Gwynn, who seems determined to oust the flamboyant attorney from his conservative courtroom.
Vinny may be crass, but he's basically just a good guy who loves his girlfriend, is loyal to his family and sticks to his guns when he knows he's right.
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 My Cousin Vinny - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vinny manages to again draw the ire of the judge by showing up late and wearing a gaudy second-hand suit (because his new suit accidentally fell in the mud).
Vinny at last manages to do something right, as he asks a devastating series of questions on cooking grits that discredit Tipton's prior testimony while presenting an alternate theory of the crime: that two other men, driving a similar car, committed the murder after Billy and Stan had left the scene.
Vinny finds Lisa outside the courtroom and forces her inside, where she triumphantly confirms Vinny's theory that the car at the crime scene was definitely not Billy's 1964 Buick Skylark, but a 1963 Pontiac Tempest, the only car resembling the former and able to produce the marks at the crimescene.
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 My Cousin Vinny Review
"My Cousin Vinny" is a very funny, fish-out-of-water comedy about an utterly inexperienced Brooklyn lawyer, defending his cousin in an Alabama murder trial.
Vinny receives the call as a sort of family emergency, after his college-age cousin, Bill, (Ralph Macchio) and the boy's roommate, Stan, (Mitchell Whitfield) are both arrested while driving though rural Alabama, falsely accused of killing a convenience store clerk.
Once Vinny arrives on the scene, however, and shows immense ineptitude, bill and Stan are not so sure family ties are enough reason to keep THIS guy as their attorney.
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 THE CINEMA LASER DVD REVIEW-- MY COUSIN VINNY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
MY COUSIN VINNY ($30) is a very cute and amusing little comedy that is certain to induce a good number of laughs.
MY COUSIN VINNY also stars Fred Gwynne as Chamberlain Haller, the Yale educated Judge, who is a sticker for the kind of courtroom procedure that always seems to escape Vinny.
MY COUSIN VINNY is presented in its proper 1.85:1 theatrical aspect ratio and the DVD has been enhanced for playback on 16:9 displays.
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 The Jujube Spotlight - My Cousin Vinny
In the comedy "My Cousin Vinny," a New York couple travels to Alabama to rescue two kids from their neighborhood who have been falsely accused of murder.
Vinny and his longtime fiancée, Lisa, initially appear to be just another pair of loudmouthed Brooklynites blustering through life, but before long they both divulge a degree of intelligence and affection that sets them apart and makes them extremely likable.
Movie buffs may recall that Tomei suffered backlash after winning a supporting actress Oscar for "My Cousin Vinny," but the overall lightness of the film is the only thing that can be argued against her; she brings the spitfire Lisa to life in a way that truly merits commendation.
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 The Movie Sounds Page: My Cousin Vinny
My Cousin Vinny sounds are sampled at 11khz mono.
My biological clock is tickin' like this, and with the way this case is goin', I ain't never gettin' married!
Vinny: I object to this witness being called at this time.
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 Review on My Cousin Vinny - Movie by fatcat on MouthShut.com
Joe Pesci as Vinny Gambini has brought in earthliness to his character – be it his dress sense, his bizarre wig, his mouthing of legal mumbo–jumbo in the courtroom or his interactions with Marisa.
Imagine Vinny and Lisa sitting on the bed and she is combing her wet hair and Vinny on hearing the dripping faucet asks her why she has not closed it.
Here is where Lisa pouts her lips and tells Vinny in-the-face that she has used the correct torque on the Craftsman wrench which has been calibrated by top scientist from NASA and she ends the monologue by ripping a page from the telephone directory as proof of the certificate of validation.
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 Endervidualism Agora - My Cousin Vinny (1992) - reviewed by Tom Ender
She tells him his cousin Vinny practices law and will head south to help.
Vinny Gambini (Joe Pesci) and his fiancée: Mona Lisa Vito (Marisa Tomei), obviously not from the neighborhood, step from the car and conspicuously “stick out like a sore thumb” in the small town square.
The next morning after Vinny and Lisa soak up some local color at a diner for breakfast, they head to the courthouse for the arraignment.
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Their cousin Vincent Gambini, fresh out of law school, comes down to Alabama with his girlfriend to represent them.
He, uh--We intend to prove that the prosecution's case is circumstantial and and and and and coincidental.
A: Well, my father was a mechanic, his father was a mechanic, my mother's father was a mechanic, my three brothers are mechanics, four uncles on my father's side are mechanics--
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 My Cousin Vinny mistakes, goofs and bloopers
Continuity: In the scene where Vinny is changing the tire and slips in the mud, they show him behind the door, when the camera cuts back he is in front of the door in the mud.
Continuity: In the scene where Vinny tells Lisa "Do me a favor, don't read this book,OK?" there is a shot where her hands are folded near her face, the next shot of the same scene he pulls the book away from her and her hands are now in her lap.
Continuity: At the end, when Lisa and Vinny are in the BBQ place and he's making comments about her pictures, her hand alternates between up by her face and down on the table between shots.
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 DVD Review: My Cousin Vinny
Joe Pesci is Vinny, a "lawyer" from New York who comes to the rescue of his cousin, along with a friend, is falsely accused of murder in Alabama.
MENUS:: Fox has done fine work again with their menus for "My Cousin Vinny"; although it doesn't look like too much when the menu opens, more is revealed.
The main menu is the courtroom scene, with the only animation being a small TV playing scenes on one side - when the viewer makes a selection, the menu smoothly slides to part of a desk in the room to show sub-menu options.
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 My Cousin Vinny
They find out that Vinny passed the New York bar exam on his sixth try, and this will be his first case.
Vinny thinks he'll "learn as he goes" but he hasn't met the by-the-book judge yet (played by Fred Gwynne).
Gwynne is super as the stern judge who charges Vinny with contempt of court so many times, he ends up in jail as much as his clients.
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 Amazon.com: My Cousin Vinny: DVD: Joe Pesci,Ralph Macchio,Marisa Tomei,Mitchell Whitfield,Fred Gwynne,Lane Smith,Austin ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Vinny Gambini, brilliantly portrayed by Joe Pesci, is a Brooklyn boy who has finally passed the Bar (after repeated failures) and now finds himself defending his nephew and his nephew's friend against murder charges in the Bible Belt.
Vinny's lack of court etiquette, such as dressing in leathers and arriving late, quickly upsets the traditionalist judge, played by a brilliantly dry Fred Gwynne.
The judge decides to have Vinny investigated in order to prove he is not fit to take the case whilst Vinny races against time to complete the case before the judge finds any information against him.
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 Amazon.co.uk: My Cousin Vinny [1992]: DVD: Joe Pesci,Ralph Macchio,Marisa Tomei,Mitchell Whitfield,Fred Gwynne,Lane ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Joe Pesci stars as Vinny, the garage mechanic recently turned lawyer, who finds himself straight in at the deep end when his young cousin is unjustly arrested, along with his buddy, for the murder of a store clerk.
Joe Pesci is the cousin in the film that is dispatched to Alabama fresh from his successful 6th attempt at passing the bar to try his first case, and a double murder case no less.
My cousin Vinny is not totally in your face funny although it contains its elements of slapstick.
www.amazon.co.uk /My-Cousin-Vinny-Joe-Pesci/dp/B00005UWMZ   (1715 words)

 DVD Review - My Cousin Vinny
Vinny has never been to a trial before, and Lisa keeps pressuring him into winning the case so they can finally get married.
Crass and unfamiliar with court etiquette, Vinny struggles to even keep his case afloat, much to the chagrin of Judge Haller (Fred Gwynne), who is almost excited at the opportunity to try a murder case.
With overwhelming evidence against his clients and courtroom behavior that is constantly charging him with contempt of court, Vinny must get serious about his profession and admit that he needs help from Lisa to win the case and save his cousin.
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 My Cousin Vinny News
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Hey Mick: I've watched "My Cousin Vinny" on TV, never caught it in a theater, but I recently went for an upgraded cable service and was astounded by how four-letter words are spewed about in its original form.
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 Amazon.ca: My Cousin Vinny (Widescreen): DVD: Jonathan Lynn,Joe Pesci,Ralph Macchio,Marisa Tomei,Mitchell ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In 1992, My Cousin Vinny was the one movie that made everybody laugh until their sides split.
Seems as though Vinny has now finally realized his no longer in New York and is now in a state where no one gets away with any kind of behavior or crime and has finally met his match.
My Cousin Vinny is one of those movies that will make you laugh until you cry.Many movies are labeled "funny" but once you see them, few actually warrant more than a grin every one in a while.But My Cousin Vinny is a film that will make a person on their death bed sit up-and laugh.
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 My Cousin Vinny VHS
My Cousin Vinny is a classic fish-out-of-water comedy; the flimsy plot about clearing the two boys and solving the murder is just a hook to support a lot of culture-clash humor.
Vinny Gambini (Joe Pesci) is excellent as an out-of-place lawyer in the out-of-the-way state of Alabama; where he finds he is out-of-his-elements: Sort of.
What they don't realise is that Vinny took 6 attempts to pass his legal exams and, what's more, has no courtroom experience to speak of.
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 Memorable Quotes from My Cousin Vinny (1992)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Vinny Gambini: I understand you played a game of pool with Lisa for $200, which she won.
Vinny Gambini: Perhaps the laws of physics cease to exist on your stove.
Vinny Gambini: My problem is, I wanted to win my first case without any help from anybody.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
At first glance, lawyer Vincent Gambini (Joe Pesci) has a lot in common with the crusading lawyer heroes of the past: He's defending two innocent boys accused of murder in a small-town Southern courtroom, and as a street-wise Easterner light-years from his home turf, he doesn't exactly have the odds in his favor.
Enter Bill's cousin, Vincent La Guardia Gambini (Joe Pesci), a lawyer who graduated from law school six years earlier but who only passed the bar exam six weeks ago and has never been in a courtroom.
"Vinny is a very bright and honest man who's a lot of fun," says Joe Pesci, "but he's very serious when it comes to being a lawyer.
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 My Cousin Vinny
Full of family feeling and bravado, Vinny, who has never tried a criminal case in his short life as a lawyer, rides south to defend his trusting relative.
His buddy Stan is even less confident of his legal representative, if that's possible, and the first thing Vinny has to do is to regain the consent of his clients to represent them.
With the insistent moral encouragement of his girlfriend, Vinny somehow accomplishes the impossible and wins grudging (if very irritated) respect from all concerned, for once studying as if his life depended on it.
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 My Cousin Vinny DVD
When the movie was released, there was controversy about whether Marisa Tomei, playing Vinny's big-haired and fl-leather-wearing fiancée, deserved to win the best supporting actress Oscar (she beat out Judy Davis, Joan Plowright, Miranda Richardson, and Vanessa Redgrave); but seeing her performance on its own, it's a comic marvel and worthy of honor.
Vinny's never been in court - or in Alabama - and when he arrives with his leather-clad girlfriend (Marisa Tomei in her Oscar® winning Supporting Actress performance), to try his first case, it's a real shock - for him and the Deep South!
The hapless youngsters have no money to hire an attorney but Billy's cousin Vinny (Joe Pesci) is a lawyer so they call on him to help.
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 AMCTV.com - Backstory: My Cousin Vinny
As a newly minted lawyer forced to take on his very first crime case in deep in the heart of Dixie when his cousin (Ralph Macchio) is accused of murder, Pesci shines as the New York wiseguy who seemingly has all the angles.
You'll have to watch the movie to find out, but needless to say, the movie was a big hit with audiences and introduced the world to the cinematic charms of Tomei, who rightly earned an Oscar for her phenomenal performance.
Add to that the fact that the film was green lighted on a mere $11 million dollar budget and it became clear that pulling off My Cousin Vinny was a huge gamble that hardly promised to be "Exhibit A" at the box office.
www.amctv.com /article?CID=1155-1--0-19-ES   (279 words)

 My Cousin Vinny (1992)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Plot Outline: Bill and Stan are mistaken for murderers while on vacation, and Bill's family sends his cousin to defend them for his first case as a lawyer.
Goofs: Continuity: The position of the mud splatters change on Vinny's body when he slips in the mud near the car.
I'm not a big fan of comedies since the premise usually over stays it's welcome by at least half an hour, but screenwriter Dale Launer has crafted a very funny, well paced script that succeeds because of the amount of obstacles for the characters.
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 My Cousin Vinny Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Today, I am a hostile witness, like Marisa Tomei in "My Cousin Vinny." I'm here against my will, much like Tomei in the scene where her lawyer boyfriend Vinny calls her to the stand as an expert witness in the...
The Supreme Court used a Hollywood example -- the bumbling attorney in 'My Cousin Vinny' -- in debating a case Tuesday about an accused man's right to pick his own lawyer.
Pesci: 'You shouldn't have been interrupting my business' According to late reports, Hollywood actor Joe Pesci, who is often typecast as a violent mobster, punched one of his fans because he took his picture...
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 Quick Slants - FOX Sports Blogs
Anyway, here's the deal: the Kentucky Band seemed to start the "Where's my laptop?" chant on SUNDAY, hence they received my "award." I only reported on what I saw -- the band started the chant, the crowd joined in, it was a good time.
Ike is referring to the Peter McNeeley "Phantom Punch" Award where I mentioned in a tongue-in-cheek fashion that the Wachovia Center scoreboard operators were taking a poke at Bucknell by first refusing to display their score on the real-time tickers around the arena and second by putting up a questionable abbreviation for the school's name.
Apparently, my eyes deceived me. I know I wasn't the only confused person in the stands, so on behalf of everyone, Ike, thanks for clearing up the confusion.
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