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Candlestick (2014) Review

Influence can be a powerful thing. There are many films, and just as many film makers, who have been influenced by directors and genres, allowing for we critics to start tossing about the adjectives like cocky thesaurus wielding maniacs. 450 more words


The Girl On The Train - Paula Hawkins (Book Review)

The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins is so good that you have to occasionally remind yourself that this is her debut novel. A fact that should have all mystery readers excited for what is to come! 632 more words

Book Reviews

With a Friend Like Harry... [subtitled]

Almost every description, every review I saw of this French film before I watched it compared it in style to a Hitchcock movie. And absolutely that makes sense. 823 more words


Stuck in a Dungeon with You: The Claustrophobic Comeback of 'Scandal'

It’s been a couple months since I got down with some Scandal¬†and last Thursday’s comeback episode had me utterly confused. In fact, I blurted out a “WTF” during the chaotic opening scene with Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) sprinting like Usain Bolt down some strange hallway. 314 more words


Alfred Hitchcock: 4'0 clock

So this film made by Alfred Hitchcock was pretty good. I’m not telling you what happened again, because I want you to watch the film yourself and then say what you thought. 52 more words

Speculative Fiction

October 11, 2014: Diabolique (1955)

Logline: The wife of a cruel headmaster and his mistress join forces to murder him.

Review: The filmmaker Henri-Georges Clouzot made a number of suspense films that earned him the reputation of a French Hitchcock.   208 more words

Horror Films

Film review: Before I go to Sleep

Based on S.J Watsons bestselling Novel, Before I go to Sleep is a Hitchcockian thriller with Nicole Kidman staring as the usual blond heroin and Colin Firth as her tall dark counterpart. 402 more words