Tag: alfred hitchcock

  • Spellbound vs. Laura – Two creepy movies for October

    First, an apology/disclaimer… there WILL be classic literature reviews coming soon!!ย  I often watch movies/TV in batches, so this is one of those phases for me.ย  ๐Ÿ™‚ Spellbound (1945) Spellbound is a twisted tale of the romance between an ambitious young doctor (Ingrid Bergman) and her unlikely boss (Gregory Peck).ย  The two work as psychoanalysts […]

  • Vertigo and How to Steal a Million – Two short reviews (spoiler-free)

    Recently I saw these two classic films for the first time: Vertigo (1958) and How to Steal a Million (1966).  On the surface, they have really nothing in common, so I thought it would be a fun challenge to compare and contrast them. Vertigo Vertigo is an Alfred Hitchcock film, considered by many reviewers to […]

  • The Men Who Knew Too Much (and Not Enough)

    You invariably have some expectations when watching a thriller.  Though I haven’t seen a lot of this genre, it’s similar enough to mystery that I expect something.  I expect to be scared, and I expect to care about someone in the film.  To a degree, all three of these accomplished that.  Some more than others. […]

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