Tag Archive: Alfred Hitchcock

Misery quick movie review

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If someone ever asks you, “What was the last Hitchcock movie?” just say Misery. I can’t give this flick any higher praise than that – but I guess I’ll try.

Frenzy (a "Better Know Your Hitchcock!" movie review)

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By 1972, Alfred Hitchcock was finally able to get some boobs into a movie in the shade of Frenzy, which I believe to be the only Hitchcock movie of the R rated variety.

North by Northwest (a "Better Know Your Hitchcock!" movie review)

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Ah, North by Northwest – a quintessential Alfred Hitchcock movie! Is it the most famous? The most memorable? The most popular? Is it the best of Hitchcock’s movies? One thing’s for sure – it’s certainly a great flick!

The 39 Steps (a "Better Know Your Hitchcock!" movie review)

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The 39 Steps is a 1935 Alfred Hitchcock spy movie and the subject of today’s Better Know Your Hitchcock! Like many Hitchcock movies, the flick is loosely based on a novel of the same name.

3 Things I Sorta Understand About Jackie Brown (movie review)

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If you don’t count one episode of ER and a segment from Four Rooms (I do not), Jackie Brown is Quentin Tarantino’s directorial follow up to Pulp Fiction, so expectations are high. If Alfred Hitchcock was still alive, I think he’d of made this movie… and done a better job, too. Saying one director isn’t as good as Hitchcock isn’t exactly an insult, but Jackie Brown is not without it’s problems – or its successes. Here are 3 things I sorta understand about Jackie Brown.

Notorious (a "Better Know Your Hitchcock!" movie review)

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Notorious pairs Ingrid Bergman with Cary Grant, ultimately against Claude Rains. It’s typical Alfred Hitchcock – and by that, I mean it’s great.

Dial M for Murder (a "Better Know Your Hitchcock!" movie review)

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I briefly referenced Dial M for Murder when I talked about the remake of this film, A Perfect Murder, way back when. But now, it’s time for the real thing! Today on Better Know Your Hitchcock, take out your phone and hit the 6 button until your victim meets their grisly end!

Rebecca movie review (Better Know Your Hitchcock!)

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There’s Alfred Hitchcock movies and then there’s Rebecca, easily one of his best films.

The Lady Vanishes (1938) movie review (Better Know Your Hitchcock)

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We’re still digging around in the Hitchcock archives and this time, we’ve traveled all the way back to 1938 to watch The Lady Vanishes.

Hitchcock movie review

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Finally, a film about the film maker! Hitchcock, which is based on the book Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, is just that – and a bit more.

Family Plot movie review (Better Know Your Hitchcock)

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A Hitchcock movie that ends on a joke! But then, Family Plot is a comedy – and, a much better one (for me) than The Trouble with Harry.

Topaz movie review (Better Know Your Hitchcock)

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After watching Marnie and The Birds, Topaz felt a bit more like business as usual from a Hitchock standpoint, but with one noticeable difference: this movie doesn’t have much in the way of star power, outside of John Forsythe in a supporting role.