Tag Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

North By Northwest (1959)

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Screenwriter Ernest Lehman set out to write “The Hitchcock picture to end all Hitchcock pictures,” and in many ways he succeeded. From the funky green opening credits, to the closing shot of a train entering a tunnel (phallic symbol anyone?), North By Northwest is the most invigorating and exciting movie by Alfred Hitchcock. Continue reading

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Rear Window (1954)

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Among Alfred Hitchcock’s Hollywood films, Rear Window is the most nuanced. While it doesn’t match the sheer edge-of-your-seat terror of Psycho or The Birds, its methodical pace helps build a deliberate, nerve-wracking tension that only Hitchcock could pull off.

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