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Roger Cohen: Buried Truths About Nazi Mass Murder and the Allied Victory

New York Times — A very important movie about the Holocaust made its way to New York City for the first time this week at the end of a tortuous journey that began 70 years ago when Allied forces and newsreel cameramen stumbled into Nazi concentration camps. 92 more words


Secret Cinema

As you might have noticed, we don’t tend to do lists here at Shadowplay. I have, at various times in my life, enjoyed making lists, but now the internet is flooded with them, so I will only do lists if they can be complete rubbish, like… 1,096 more words


Writing Like Alfred Hitchcock by Tony Lee Moral

Alfred Hitchcock famously said that the three most vital elements of a film are ‘the script, the script, the script.’ He worked closely with his writers to construct the film, from the very beginning, on paper. 768 more words


I Confess

Hitchcock films get mentioned and written about all the time, but it’s almost always the same dozen or so that receive all the attention and plaudits. 1,184 more words


Jamaica Inn Blu-ray Review

In honor of the film’s 75th anniversary, Cohen Films has released a dazzling new Blu-ray edition of Alfred Hitchcock’s underrated classic “Jamaica Inn.” 398 more words

Blu-Ray Review


Released:  1940

Cast:  Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Oscar Wins:  Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Black and White (George Barnes)

Oscar Nominations:  Best Actor (Laurence Olivier), Best Actress (Joan Fontaine), Best Supporting Actress (Judith Anderson), Best Director (Alfred Hitchcock), Best Screenplay (Robert E. 803 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die