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reviewed Rope (1948 movie). June 14, 2012
Rope
Two pompous young men (John Dall, Farley Granger) commit a murder just for the thrill and satisfaction of pulling off the perfect crime. They hide the body in their living room and then host a cocktail …
posted a Quick Tip about Notorious. November 19, 2010
Probably the film in which Grant is least attractive in the role played. He never allowed that to happen again.
reviewed The Lady Vanishes. August 30, 2010
The Lady Vanishes
The Lady Vanishes was the last thriller that Alfred Hitchcock made in England. Released in 1938, to modern eyes it contains many amusing elements, some intentional and some a result of the passage of …
posted a Quick Tip about Rope (1948 movie). August 24, 2010
Rope
A great performance by James Stewart and an interesting look at how Hitchcock's techniques developed with the use of the camera and transitions.
posted a Quick Tip about Notorious. August 12, 2010
Loved this movie. Love both actors. I wish Grant and Bergman made more films together. Great film for intrigue and suspense!
posted a Quick Tip about The Lady Vanishes. June 13, 2010
The Lady Vanishes
Probably the best of his early work before he came to Hollywood. Highly enjoyable. And watch for the 'cricket twits' They are hilarious.
reviewed Me and Hitch. April 30, 2010
Me and Hitch
Fans of Ed McBain's 87th Precient novels might know that he also wrote books under his real name, Evan Hunter, but not that he worked on two scripts for director Alfred Hitchcock: "The Birds" and "Marnie." …
posted a Quick Tip about Strangers On A Train. April 24, 2010
posted in Screen Gems
My absolute favorite Hitchcock film and the most psychologically compelling too. Features a great ending with a fight on a sped-up carousel!
reviewed Young and Innocent (movie). January 01, 2010
Young and Innocent
The more time I spend watching Alfred Hitchcock's British films from the 1930's the more I like them.  The latest film I have sampled is 1937's "Young and Innocent".   …
reviewed The 39 Steps (movie). December 25, 2009
The 39 Steps
Recently I read the review by cpw1952 of Scottish author John Buchan's 1915 adventure novel "The Thirty Nine Steps" here on Lunch.  This of course was the book that director Alfred …
reviewed Rope (1948 movie). December 09, 2009
posted in Movie Hype
Rope
"Rope"    A Forgotten Hitchcock Classic    Amos Lassen    "Rope" is Alfred Hitchcock's first color film and it is a compelling view. What Hitchcock …
posted a Quick Tip about Marnie Soundtrack by Composer Bernard.... August 23, 2009
Composer Bernard Herrmann (Psycho, The Birds) captures the character of Marnie in this outstanding soundtrack...riveting, compelling!
reviewed The Lady Vanishes. August 15, 2009
The Lady Vanishes
   Spunky Iris Henderson (Margaret Lockwood) boards a train in Eastern Europe on her way to be married in England. Aboard are a colorful assortment of characters including two cricket-obsessed …
reviewed Psycho (Universal Home Entertainment'.... December 23, 2008
posted in Screen Gems
Psycho (Universal Home Entertainment's 2-disc Legacy Series Special Edition DVD)
- This review pertains to the Psycho: Special Edition DVD-       WARNING: This review may contain spoilers!       Perhaps the greatest thriller of them all was …
reviewed Rope (1948 movie). December 14, 2008
Rope
Though "Rope" is by no means one of Alfred Hitchcock's best known films it ranks as one of my favorites.  The story revolves around two college students who decide to commit murder …
reviewed Rope (1948 movie). December 02, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
Rope
Pros: It is short      Cons: Even the best make mistakes, Rope counts for about a dozen      The Bottom Line: There is not one single thing I can think of to …
reviewed Rope (1948 movie). June 01, 2007
Rope
"Rope," Alfred Hitchcock's first color film, is an adaptation of the play by Patrick Hamilton, which was re-named "Rope's End" when it hit Broadway. It is also loosely based upon the real-life Leopold/Loeb …
reviewed Dial M for Murder. April 05, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Dial M for Murder
Although Hitchcock considered this film one of his lesser efforts, DIAL M FOR MURDER (based on the hit Broadway play by Frederick Knott) contains enough thrills and twists to keep fans happy, and Hitchcock's …
reviewed Dial M for Murder. December 06, 2000
Dial M for Murder
Pros: Ensemble cast, director, plot, b&w     Cons: no visible chemistry between female & male leads     A few weeks ago while scanning the preview channel …
reviewed Strangers On A Train. October 24, 2000
Pros: Great plot; Wonderful characters; Robert Walker is AMAZING; excellent script     Cons: Don't watch it alone!     I have never been so creeped out by a character …
reviewed Strangers On A Train. October 24, 2000
Pros: Great plot; Wonderful characters; Robert Walker is AMAZING; excellent script     Cons: Don't watch it alone!     I have never been so creeped out by a character …
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