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Alfred Hitchcock and Auteur Theory

Anyone remotely in touch with the cinema is aware of Alfred Hitchcock, the famed “Master of Suspense.” However, it’s unfair for Hitchcock to only be labeled as a director who sure knows how to scare your pants off (Exhibit A- the shower scene in Psycho) or keep your eyes glued to the screen for two hours (Exhibit B- Vertigo). 848 more words

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2nd Annual Billy Wilder Blogathon: The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

Billy Wilder’s Hollywood career spans from 1938 to 1981. As both a director and a screenwriter, his films include The Major and The Minor, Double Indemnity, The Lost Weekend, Sunset Boulevard, Stalag 17, Sabrina, The Seven Year Itch, The Apartment, The Bishop’s Wife, … 1,120 more words


Directors of 1915

Before I get started talking about my subject directly, I need to say a bit about Auteur Theory. I have pretty mixed feelings about it, and I’ve tried to represent that in this blog by giving equal space to… 1,462 more words

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REVIEW -- Paper Moon (1973)

FilmJuice have my review of Peter Bogdanovitch’s Paper Moon, a film I did not expect to like but wound up absolutely adoring.

The Coen Brothers’ … 873 more words


ARK CINEMA: Core Collection of Great Films.



As is so often the case, the original aim of this project was compromised–or corrupted–with the ever irresistible temptation to add more titles falling short of masterpiece status. 274 more words