The irony about Hitchcock is that it is a movie so unlike how its subject, Alfred Hitchcock, would make. That isn’t to say this is a bad movie but more that it doesn’t do anything extraordinary in its retelling of … Continue reading Hitchcock (2012) Review
Mr and Mrs Smith is Alfred Hitchcock’s attempt at a screwball, romantic comedy. The director who would become known as the master of suspense, thrillers and horror would have a foray into the romantic comedy, with what unfortunately is a fairly … Continue reading Mr and Mrs Smith (1941) Review
Career Peak – The point in an actor, actress or director’s career when they have given their best performance, reaching a point they will probably never match again! The idea is to examine a person’s film or television career and … Continue reading When was their Career Peak? – Alfred Hitchcock
Views from the Sofa’s 100 Greatest Scenes is a list of the 100 greatest moments in the movies. This could be long introductions, moments of action or great dialogue between characters. The scenes are in no particular order and come from … Continue reading 100 Greatest Scenes Number 23: The Shower Scene
Views from the Sofa is launching another theme week and this one concerns the master director Alfred Hitchcock. Our exposure to Hitchcock is quite minor, having covered The Birds as an official review and only having seen Psycho once before that … Continue reading Hitchcock Week: The Launch!
3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst is exactly what it sounds like – 3 of the best examples of either an actor, film series, genre, etc. versus 3 of the worst. It’s also an opportunity for you … Continue reading 3 of the Best vs 3 of the Worst: Against-Type casting
After my review of The Thing, a horror movie classic for many people, Michael over at Parlour of Horror took um-bridge with my claim that it wasn’t scary. It had it’s moments but at no point did I really feel “horrified” or … Continue reading When do horror movies stop being scary?