The Lady Vanishes – Alfred Hitchcock (1938)

When watching the first half an hour of The Lady Vanishes, it may perhaps be surprising that nothing whatsoever to do with a lady vanishing graces the screen.  This however allows the film to throw many a surprise over the viewer in the typical Hitchcock manner. The film opens in the disgruntled happenings of a hotel, somewhere around Switzerland.  Instead of concentrating on the main … Continue reading The Lady Vanishes – Alfred Hitchcock (1938)

Vertigo – Alfred Hitchcock (1958)

Reviewing a film that almost solely relies on its twists and turns can be a tricky task.  In the case of most Alfred Hitchcock films, the enjoyment comes from the suspense and the relief that flows over the viewer when the narrative twists and the shocks have been revealed.  Hitchcock’s magnum opus, Vertigo is one of these films and so therefore this review comes with … Continue reading Vertigo – Alfred Hitchcock (1958)