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The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Film Review by Gareth Rhodes

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Directed by Robert Wise. With Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, Sam Jaffe and Billy Gray. The Day the Earth Stood Still was a seminal moment in science fiction cinema. Boasting one of … 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 scholars and viewers … Continue reading

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