Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, Macdonald Carey Shadow of a Doubt is almost certainly Hitchcock’s best picture of the 1940s. There are more macabre movies, like Lifeboat and Rope, and more tense ones, like Saboteur or Suspicion. But Shadow of a Doubt has an eye on the same kind of ugliness that the no-doubt-about-it classics from the ’50s indulge in. Rear… Read More Shadow of a Doubt (1943)

100 Exceptional American Movies in 10 Genres: Taut and Cold, 10-6

You can read up on the basis for this series here, and also find links to other posts in the series. Movies I’ve reviewed on this site have a link in the title which you can follow to read my full review.   10) Black Swan (2010), directed by Darren Aronofsky It is genuinely difficult… Read More 100 Exceptional American Movies in 10 Genres: Taut and Cold, 10-6