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[Review] – Hitchcock

4 Dec

Hitchcock

Title: Hitchcock
Year: 2012
Director: Sacha Gervasi
Writer: John J. McLaughlin, based on the book by Stephen Rebello
Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Toni Collette, Danny Huston, Jessica Biel, James D’Arcy, Michael Stuhlbarg
MPAA Rating: PG-13, some violent images, sexual content and thematic material
Runtime: 98 min
IMDb Rating: 7.3
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 56

Alfred Hitchcock is, as we all know, one of the all-time great directors in the history of film. You don’t need me to tell you that, you’ve seen the movies that speak for themselves, or maybe you’ve even read the books about him. Maybe one of those books you read was Stephen Rebello‘s Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, which chronicled every little aspect of the 1960 all-time classic that introduced us to Norman Bates. This film, aptly titled Hitchcock, adapts that book and sees every little thing about the making of Psycho, focussing especially on the relationship between the Master of Suspense and Alma Reville, his wife and partner.

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