Ian's Movie Reviews
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Posts Tagged ‘hitchcock

My Top 100 Movies – Part 1: #100 – #91

July 11, 2014

Introduction to the list And so I’ve decided to tackle the great white whale and try to come up with the list of my 100 favourite movies.  This was not easy, but I decided to try anyway. Please note that these are my favourite films, and as such some choices will be based on a […]

Film Club Review – The Kid

December 21, 2013

My Review The Kid This is one of Chaplin’s earliest features (actually I think it is his earliest) and sees the tramp raising an abandoned orphan. There’s the usual Chaplin slapstick and emotional impact, and more emotion in this film than expected. The opening was a little blase but once the kid gets to be […]

My Blu-ray Wishlist

March 9, 2012

2011 was a big year in blu-ray releases: the Star Wars trilogy, the Jurassic Park trilogy, the LOTR extended editions, and many more great releases came to us last year.  2012 also looks to be a great year for blu.  So I decided to make a list of the ten movies I most want to […]

AFI Recap: #31 – #40

October 26, 2010

31. Annie Hall (1977) – This was AFI’s Woody Allen selection for this list, since he needed to be represented somehow.  Annie Hall is a good choice as it is certainly his most notable film, a comedy both funny and unique.   I like it, though i still hold a grudge because it beat out Star […]

Film Club Review – The Man Who Knew Too Much

May 16, 2010

The Man Who Knew Too Much Does Hitchcock ever disappoint? Here he tells another tale of a regular joe caught up in a game of spies and intrigue. This is a really solid plot which grabs you from the start and pulls you along on suspicion of almost every character and significance in almost every […]

Film Club Review – Dial M for Murder

May 11, 2010

This will be the first of my film club reviews. For more information on what they’re all about, read my page about them. Dial M for Murder Of course everyone knows that Hitchcock is the master of suspense, and I always enjoy a good Hitchcock film, yet there are still many of his I haven’t […]