Enlightening, thrilling masterclass in the art of cinematic sound, from every moment of groundbreaking history to the difference between sound editing and sound mixing. (Win your next Oscar pool!)
It’s not emotionally enthralling, but there’s still much that’s intriguing in this portrait of a woman who refused to let herself be pushed out of frame.
There’s delicious movie-movie elegance in the exotic locales and the period dress, but not much tension to be found in the murderous misadventures on offer.
An overwrought pastiche of Hitchcock that makes less sense and renders its protagonist far less plausible the longer it goes on.
I’m going with the shower scene in Psycho, which represents an elegance in the depiction of something horrific that no other filmmaker has come close to replicating.
Fifty years from now, will there be a movie called Hopkins in which a famous actor with a famously stentorious voice plays Hopkins playing Hitchcock, and we are stunned and entertained to discover what a bitch Helen Mirren was on set?
I want to know what you think makes a movie great, and how your personal greatest film impacted your determination of what makes for great cinema in general.
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Who does this? Who makes a black-and-white movie in the 21st century? Who makes a silent film in the 21st century? The Artist: Not in 3D, not in IMAX, not even in widescreen!
Under the law that existed until 1978: works from 1955…