Category Archives: Alfred Hitchcock

To Catch a Thief (1955) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

To Catch a Thief (1955) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis and John Williams. Fun and frolics on the French Riviera with Cary Grant and Grace Kelly are on offer in Alfred Hitchcock’s To … Continue reading

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Rebecca (1940) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Rebecca (1940) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine and Judith Anderson. Based on a book by Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca is a psychological drama-thriller directed by the great Alfred Hitchcock – the only one of his films to win … Continue reading

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Psycho (1960) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Psycho (1960) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles and John Gavin. I recall reading a magazine interview of David Fincher some years ago, in which he discussed “films that scar.” Jaws was one such film, … Continue reading

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Vertigo (1958) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Vertigo (1958) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With James Stewart, Kim Novak, Tom Helmore and Barbara Bel Geddes. Adapted from the French novel, D’entre les morts, Alfred Hitchcock’s psychological masterpiece Vertigo, is every bit the essential viewing that film scholars and viewers … Continue reading

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Rear Window (1954) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Rear Window (1954) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With James Stewart, Grace Kelly and Thelma Ritter. It’s hard to write a disciplined review of Rear Window without getting carried away with all the things that make it such a great experience. 1954 … Continue reading

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Dial M For Murder (1954) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

Dial M For Murder (1954) Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. With Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings and John Williams. Originally a successful stage production by Frederick Knott and subsequently adapted for the screen by the legendary Alfred Hitchcock, the beauty … Continue reading

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