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
Like some of the classic Alfred Hitchcock movies, Vertigo changes direction and plot point repeatedly. It sets up the vertigo of the title quickly, with James Stewart’s Scottie almost falling to death in a chase of a criminal. From then on … Continue reading Vertigo (1958) Review
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!