Filmmaker who hopes no one cares he rates his own films 5 stars because they are his babies and he can’t be objective.
This movie was fantastic albeit historically inaccurate.
Psycho is the Hitchcockian masterpiece so its no wonder its the centerpiece to telling a story about the Hitchcocks. Now while many of the inaccuracies bothered me slightly- it’s such a wonderful story about marriage and what it means to have a creative partnership with your spouse.
My wife and I are a creative team and there was A LOT we could relate to. Made for a more enjoyable experience. Now when I…
This is a 2 hour movie that feels like 4 hours. Clint Eastwood is not funny in this (because he’s trying to be).
Its excruciatingly long, never ending- with a dark neo nazi villain that they can’t figure out tonally how to deal with. On one hand the filmmakers want to treat them like Mississippi Burning neo nazies, on the other they are farcical like the Illinois Nazi’s from Blues Brothers. And all of it ends up falling completely flat.…
Filling in some DePalma gaps and this just shot up to a top spot.
This is probably DePalma’s best Hitchcockian thriller because its DePalma at his purest but still taking a cue from the master of suspense.
The RELAX sequence is probably one of the single greatest needle drops in the history of cinema. I love it.
A perverted masterpiece.
How did Duane Jones not become a huge movie star?
Rewatching this classic again just reminded me how incredible he is. He is a movie star. And everyone is good in the film in their own right, he’s just a great actor all around.
NOTLD still holds up and maintains as one of the greatest horror films ever made.