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Rebecca (1940)

Published on Aug 9, 2012 Nynaeve51

When a naive young woman marries a rich widower and settles in his gigantic mansion, she finds the memory of the first wife maintaining a grip on her husband and the servants. 103 more words




I had never seen this before but I’ve heard of it. I don’t think I ever really knew what it was about though. This movie is brilliant. 871 more words

Commentary # 6 - Critics - by George

I just noticed Matt Roush’s comment in the June 22-28 issue of TV Guide. In his review of “True Detective”, Season 2, he writes, “… major stars… commit fully to their deeply broken characters, even when the lugubrious pretentiousness of the writing overwhelms and stalls the too-familiar narrative.” 80 more words


A Lit Major at the Movies: Rebecca (1940)

Spoilers ahead!

Who doesn’t love a bit of Hitchcock now and again? Although the director is probably best-known for iconic films such as Psycho and… 1,148 more words

20th Century

Noir Movie Fan_ Letter From an Unknown Woman

For some reason (unknown, yet) I remembered this melancholic, heartbreaking movie – Letter From an Unknown Woman. I think I’ve seen it in 2013, but it’s so memorable, just like a really classic movie should be. 108 more words


"JANE EYRE" (1943) Review

“JANE EYRE” (1943) Review

Many fans of Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel, “Jane Eyre”, are aware that numerous (probably over twenty) television and movie adaptations of it had been made over the past several decades. 1,285 more words


Suspicion (1941)

When it’s on: Saturday, 13 June (12.30 pm)
Channel: BBC2
IMDb Link

Over the years I’ve done an about-turn when it comes to my feelings regarding… 1,379 more words