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Eyes On Film

Sometimes there are certain visual motifs in film that really stick out and become significant to the viewer. I was rewatching Spectre (2015) the other day, and whilst watching the opening title sequence with its brilliant theme by Sam Smith, I noted a film trope that caught my eye. No pun intended. What I noticed […]

Blindspot 2015: Spellbound (1945)

A true Hitchcockian thriller with a strong theoretical basis in psychoanalytic psychology, Spellbound (1945, dir. Alfred Hitchcock) is a mystery wrapped in the symbolism of its own story. Psychiatrist Dr Constance Petersen (Ingrid Bergman), who is regarded as cold and emotionless by her peers, is charmed by the new director of the mental institution in […]

Genre Grandeur: The 39 Steps (1935)

Originally posted on MovieRob:
For the next review for this month’s Genre Grandeur – British Thrillers, here’s a review from Anna of Film Grimoire of the British Thriller – The 39 Steps (1935) Thanks again to Emma from Emmakwall.com for choosing this month’s genre Next month’s Genre, chosen by Justine of Justine’s movie blog is…

On Location: Cary Grant at The Plaza Hotel

Approximately one thousand bazillion films have been shot at the Plaza, including: Crocodile Dundee (1986), Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Almost Famous (2000), The Great Gatsby (2013), and American Hustle (2013), to name a very small selection. But the film location I’ve scouted for you all today is […]

Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon: The Pleasure Garden (1925)

An awesome blogathon focusing on the genius of Alfred Hitchcock is happening over at The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger and Movierob! Pretty much every film that Hitchcock ever had a hand in creating is being reviewed, in honour of what would have been his 115th birthday on August 13th. You can read all […]