Tag Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

Rebecca (1940)

“He had a theory that if you should find one perfect thing, or place or person, you should stick to it. Do you think that’s very silly?” Rebecca snatches from a lot of classic literature in true Gothic style. At times, … Continue reading

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North by Northwest (1959)

“Now you listen to me. I’m an advertising man, not a red herring. I’ve got a job, a secretary, a mother, two ex-wives and several bartenders that depend upon me, and I don’t intend to disappoint them all by getting … Continue reading

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Rope (1948)

“I’ve always wished for more artistic talent. Well, murder can be an art, too. The power to kill can be just as satisfying as the power to create.” I recently watched Birdman for the fourth time, again inspired and perplexed … Continue reading

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Blackmail (1929)

“I’m not bad really. Things have gone wrong lately, and one’s got to live, you know.” Before Rear Window, Psycho, or any other classic Hitchcock (there are 17 on the list, by the way) – there was Blackmail. I’m glad … Continue reading

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