Even if this original version of The Man Who Knew Too Much was, as Hitchcock said, made by a "talented amateur", it has much less amateurism than many so-called professional thrillers. It lacks the hitchcockian rhythm that the director would improve in the next pictures, but it has some great moments, and you can see many of the stylistic elements (like the sound of the watch to identify the leader of the thieves) that makes the Master's work so unique. And also, one thing this movie has as an advantage: a great villain by Peter Lorre.
Hey, I'm a firm believer in the philosophy of a ruling class. Especially since I rule.
Clerks is the ultimate indie film, both in what the movie is and how it was made. Is an example for the 21st century, where many critics are mistaking “indie” with “hipster” or “artsy”, when many of those so-call indie films are made with a normal buget and with all the best conditions possible. What I admire the most about Kevin Smith’s debut feature…