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Shadow of a Doubt [1943]

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It’s hard to believe that just one year after he made the earnest, flag-waving ode to Americana that was Saboteur, Alfred Hitchcock would follow it up with Shadow of a Doubt, a creepy paranoia-inducing thriller about an uncle who visits his sister’s family from out of town.  Sweet nature sixteen year old Charlie loves her uncle who has the same ...

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Saboteur [1942]

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There are a number of Hitchcock films that follow a format whereby a case of mistaken identity forces a reluctant hero on a cross country search for justice.  It’s a good template and one of my favourite set ups for a Hitchcock film.  He employs it to good use in The 39 Steps, The Man Who Knew Too Much and ...

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Let’s Watch: Alfred Hitchcock Films

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“The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder” One of the most interesting things you can do when you immerse yourself in the works of an artist in any medium is to the study the full body of their work and watch how it matures and develops.  Sure, there are some famous ...

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