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Without a Hitch

Advantages: A strong cast, a solid script and great period detail.
Disadvantages: The Ed Gein haunting adds nothing to the film.

...After the acclaimed “North By Northwest”, master of suspense Alfred Hitchcock plans to adapt Robert Bloch’s gory “Psycho”. But the heads of the Paramount film studio are loath to back a project they think distasteful. So Hitch mortgages his house and puts ...

afy9mab 04.06.2014 · Read full review
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Hitchcock

Advantages: Outstanding performances, great casting
Disadvantages: Incredibly shallow, virtually no deep insight into the filming process

...Once upon a time there was a man named Alfred Hitchcock (Anthony Hopkins) and he was as huge hit in Hollywood. Many of his pictures were critically acclaimed and considerable financial success stories, with audiences worldwide entertained with his suspens ...

goldenbat666 05.06.2013 · Read full review
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The "Hitchcock" Institution

Advantages: Excellent cast, direction and writing
Disadvantages: Hopkins' portrayal of Hitchcock and make-up prosthetics

There are many ways to approach a biopic and "Hitchcock" goes for the easiest one. It's a choice that results in success for the most part. By opting for a pivotal moment in the main protagonist's career, writer John J. McLaughlin was not forced to wade t ...

BlackSwan 12.01.2014 · Read full review
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A look into Hitchcock's life

Advantages: Interesting, emotional, funny
Disadvantages: Some weak characters

About the film Hitchcock is a biological drama film that was released at the cinema on 8th February. It is based on Stephen Rebello's non-fiction book Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho. The film is rated 12A and it has a run time of 98 minut ...

linzee_loulabelle 16.02.2013 · Read full review
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