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Spellbound

You’re going to hate me a great deal before we’re done.  You know what, dues are made to be paid and that’s what I’m doin’, I’m payin’ my dues.  Sometimes, the benefits far exceed the cost.  For example, I’m doing … Continue reading

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The Wrong Man

An innocent man has nothing to fear, remember that. Mistaken identity is a theme that Alfred Hitchcock would come back to a number of times, but none so singularly and explicitly as in The Wrong Man (1956).  At the start of … Continue reading

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Under Capricorn

Words of honor aren’t good currency around here. It’s interesting how Alfred Hitchcock has been labeled as the Master of Suspense, perhaps causing his less suspenseful films to fall by the wayside.  It’s treacherous waters attributing ignorance to people, but … Continue reading

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Notorious

It was a very successful party. As I watched Notorious (1946), I had the same thought I’ve had whenever I watch good old movies:  they should do a remake of this movie.  Anti-remakers may totally disregard anything I say from this … Continue reading

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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)

Don’t breathe a word to anyone. I may have mentioned that being in New York had some perks. Top among them is the ability to see virtually any movie as it comes out.  I say virtually because it turns out … Continue reading

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Vertigo

I made it!  I made it! Alfred Hitchcock is probably the best there’s ever been.  Considering he rarely made a movie with the same screenwriter, it’s something of an accomplishment that his movies look, sound, and feel very similar.  You can … Continue reading

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