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  • Beyond Doubt: The Making of Hitchcock's Favorite Film

    Beyond Doubt: The Making of Hitchcock's Favorite Film

    While it’s pretty much your standard special feature material, it’s still got a lot of interesting and insightful moments to it as well as some great interviews with the cast. It’s available on the special features of the Shadow of a Doubt Blu-Ray, so definitely worth a look.

  • Shadow of a Doubt

    Shadow of a Doubt

    I’m really starting to enjoy exploring and in some cases revisiting Hitchcock’s work, and this one really is a good piece of work. The only real problem I have with it is that the pacing does drop at a few points within the film, and I did lose interest at a few parts in the film, but there’s still lots to admire here, particularly the performances of Cotten and Wright, and also Cronyn who provides some great comic relief. The…

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  • Eastern Promises

    Eastern Promises

    Eastern Promises is a criminally underrated film which i personally think should be mentioned more when talking about crime/gangster films. Not only is it a great crime film, it is also a great character study.

    Cronenbergs vision of a grimy London is great, this isn't a glossy gangster film like Goodfellas or The Godfather. All of these locations are dirty and really add to the atmosphere of the film.

    All of the cast give good performances, but Viggo shines here.…

  • American History X

    American History X

    How to start this review...

    First of all, this is not a nice film. This film features some absolutely cringe inducing scenes of violence and rape. So dont go into this film expecting it to be a fun affair...

    Anyway, this is my personal story with the film. I watched it a year ago and just thought it was a good drama film. Sure, it affected me emotionally and was quite a big punch in the gut, but i felt…