This was my first time watching this classic horror film. Perhaps because we're more jaded in this generation, for the most part, we found the bird attacks more humorous than frightening.
What really worked for me was the heightening sense of unease, blossoming into growing fear. The interplay of light and darkness, looming shadows, and panoramic shots of a beautiful, eerily silent landscape at dusk. The smooth, soundless way birds gathered, waiting. The growing unease and fear of townspeople, who…