Tag Archives: suspense

Jaws (1975)

“You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” Often credited as the first summer blockbuster, Jaws was a phenomenon of filmmaking and the first acclaimed hit from iconic director Steven Spielberg (who I’m certain must be the most represented director on the AFI 100). It’s a … 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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Heavenly Creatures (1994)

“Only the best people fight against all obstacles in pursuit of happiness.” Heavenly Creatures is an odd movie, one that I can’t wrap up nicely and present to you, and I’m still trying to understand what it is that’s so … Continue reading

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