StormofCuteness’s review published on Letterboxd:
Criterion warned me about all the films leaving at the end of the month, and I actually did something about it!
I have greatly enjoyed the wit and ingenuity of early British productions by Hitchcock, and this was a treat for those reasons as well. Peter Lorre (in his English-speaking debut) is a fantastically interesting villian, and it's worth watching for him alone. Luckily, it also passes the Bechdel test and--in fact, not to give too much away, but female heroines are my jam.
As ever with early sound films, it was sometimes difficult to hear and/or the sound mix was way off. Plus, some of the night scenes were pretty murky, but maybe that's just my tv? I did greatly appreciate how short this was and I recommend it for those with limited time.
Hopefully, I'll finally see the remake as well.