January 2015 Blind Spot: REAR WINDOW (1954)

I've been wanting to check this Alfred Hitchcock classic for ages. It seems to be unanimously loved by critics and audiences alike, which always adds a dose of curiosity to see if it would live up to its classic status. The story centers on a wheelchair bound photographer, Jeff (James Stewart) who spies on his neighbors from …

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On location in Bodega Bay – Hitchcock’s The Birds (1963)

Inspired by the Hitchcock Blogathon hosted by Rob and Zoe, I asked my friend Vince who has contributed several classic posts in the past, including Laura, Vertigo, The Red Shoes, The Omen, etc. to do a write up about his trip to Bodega Bay last year to commemorate Hitchcock's birthday on August 13. In the …

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Everybody’s Chattin’ & Question of the Week on Movie Franchises

Happy Thursday everybody! I'm going to hit two birds with one stone today in combining two post *series* in one. Well, inspired by my recent viewing of Transformers 4 and some other news, the topic this week is: Hollywood Movie Franchises. Ok, so let's start with some of my favorite posts from the past couple …

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