READER REVIEW: Hitchcock (2012)

This one is from Andre

“Certainly a promising film, but a bit more of a homage to Hitch’s visual style would have been welcome. Also, the Ed Gein scenes were terrible, but these are otherwise quibbles in a delicious light entertainment the master himself would enjoy. Especially commendable is the context put into the story, making what would otherwise be a niche subject (the making of a movie) accessible and even compelling. The performances could not be faulted-Dame Helen Mirren cannot do any wrong at this stage, and old Tony captures the somewhat nasty and aloof spirit of the Master well. Add in LOTS of Apocrypha, and you’ve got a lovely little (poisoned?) cake for cinephiles to cut into that even the unconverted can enjoy”


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s