Tag Archives: Thrillers

Bernard Herrmann and ‘North by Northwest’

You know, it’s been a while since I’ve done one of these blogathon thingies, so hopefully I won’t totally screw this up. Especially given the topic of film composer! I’m a music enthusiast (and something of a lapsed musician), as … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Skyfall’ (2012)

This review may contain a few SPOILERS! Okay, you’ve been warned or maybe living under a rock. I must confess that after a certain point, I pretty much stopped watching Bond films. Between the outsized villains seeking to take over … Continue reading

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The Alfred Hitchcock Stay-at-Home Special!

Today’s post is brought to you by the letter “H” (as in Hitchcock—get it? 🙂 ). The Paradine Case is one of those rare Hitchcock films that I haven’t watched ten or twelve times before. In fact, I just saw … Continue reading

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‘Charade’ – Part Four

With the arrival of Saturday, for your entertainment, we have Part Four of Charade, a really funny and suspenseful film. Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn make such a cute couple, if you ignore the fact that Grant’s old enough to … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Spellbound’ (1945)

This psychological thriller opens with an intriguing Shakespeare quote: “The Fault … is Not in Our Stars, But in Ourselves …,” which may be one of the most interesting ways to begin a story that takes place (by and large) … Continue reading

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Part Two of ‘The Spiritualist’

Another Saturday, another segment of B-movie fun! This week, it’s Part Two of The Spiritualist (aka, The Amazing Mr. X)! So grab hold of your popcorn … and prepare to be astounded that this film was ever made at what you … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Psycho’ (1960)

This is a fascinating study in a film’s ability to misdirect and manipulate the viewer. A story that starts with a peek through a window at a “nooner” between Janet Leigh (as Miriam Crane) and John Gavin (as her boyfriend … Continue reading

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