Category Archives: Spy Movies

My Review of ‘Notorious’ (1946)

Warning: mild spoilers ahead, for those who haven’t seen this film. And if you haven’t, go see it. Now! For heaven’s sake. 🙂 Anyway, don’t watch the last video, if you don’t already know the end. In certain ways, Notorious … Continue reading

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10 Hitchcock Films Everyone Should See (Part One of Three)

This list of 10 is meant not to recommend the Hitchcock movies everyone knows. Not all of these are equally good or were equally well-received. However, in my opinion, they represent the great variety of styles and subjects tackled by … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The 39 Steps’ (1935)

I first became aware of this movie when I saw a remake of it on television many years ago. Having enjoyed it thoroughly, I simply had to watch the original. The protagonist is thrust into a confusing and dangerous situation … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘North by Northwest’ (1959)

For many years, I invariably described this as my favorite movie ever. The story of an ad man Roger Thornhill (played with dry wit and charm by Cary Grant) who’s mistaken for another man—one who doesn’t work on Madison Avenue—seemed … Continue reading

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