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Rebecca (1940)

“He had a theory that if you should find one perfect thing, or place or person, you should stick to it. Do you think that’s very silly?” 636 more words


029 - Suspicion!

The Hitch is BACK, BABY! We’ve got another Hitchcock film and it brings back our favorite Joan Fontaine! In “Rebecca” Fontaine played a mousy young woman, swept away by a charming, if sinister, good looking man into a world where she began to feel like her life might be on the line. 39 more words


Awardees: Rebecca (1940)

For the second installment in our Best Picture Review anthology, I was persuaded to go see the 1941 Best Picture Winner Rebecca, starring Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine, directed by the one and only Alfred Hitchcock. 346 more words


Kiss the Blood Off My Hands

Some titles are just irresistible, catching the eye and positively insisting that you watch them. And if ever a movie title seemed to encapsulate the absolute essence of film noir, then it surely has to be 1948’s… 719 more words


Jane Eyre (1943)

Are you always drawn to the loveless and unfriended? ~ Edward Rochester

When it’s deserved. ~ Jane Eyre

I can still recall visiting the Bronte Parsonage, marveling at the fact that these sisters were able to have such a lasting impact on the world of literature — a world so often dominated by men at that time — and I simultaneously rued the fact that I had yet to crack open any of their works. 832 more words


Back Catalog Review: Rebecca

The Back Catalog is a series following my quest to watch all the movies I own. Check out the index, or follow the Back Catalog tag… 565 more words


Jane Eyre: A Comparative Study

Originally published: June 24, 2014

I am not talking to you now through the medium of custom, conventionalities, nor even of mortal flesh: it is my spirit that addresses your spirit; just as if both had passed through the grave, and we stood at God’s feet, equal–as we are!“ – Jane Eyre… 1,878 more words