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Born to Be Bad (1950)

This RKO feature from director Nicholas Ray plays like a Noir film with some of the genre’s key elements. But it’s perhaps the single most important feature of a Noir film that’s missing, a body. 401 more words

Daily Take

The Great Debate Blogathon: THE CONSTANT NYMPH (1943)

The practice of “hate-watching” is not one I really understand. I don’t judge or begrudge anyone who does it, but my standard reaction to coming across a movie, TV show, or song on the radio that I don’t like is to change the channel. 1,100 more words

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I've known all along that Rebecca would win in the end

This month’s MEC feature movie is Hitchcock’s 1940 American psychological drama-thriller film, Rebecca.

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again”, narrates a woman as we overlook images of a ruined country manor. 117 more words


My new favourite Hitchcock film?

I may have found a new favourite Hitchcock film.  I got on another little Hitchcock kick recently and have watched several of the films I had been missing in my collection.  432 more words

Movie Reviews

Film Review: Rebecca | Becoming a Ghost


For most people who start getting into film and trying to study it extensively, one of the first directors they tend get attached to is Alfred Hitchcock. 897 more words

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