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Entries Tagged as 'Based on play'

Rope (1948)

October 18th, 2007 · 4 Comments

31 days of October. 31 articles devoted to the screen’s maestro of suspense and the macabre, Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980). I’ll be jumping back and forth through five decades in this series. More than half of the films I’ve never seen before, but even the ones I have seen were viewed, researched and written about this […]

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Tags: 24 hour time frame · Based on play · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Paranoia · Psycho killer

Dial M For Murder (1954)

October 12th, 2007 · 4 Comments

31 days of October. 31 articles devoted to the screen’s maestro of suspense and the macabre, Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980). I’ll be jumping back and forth through five decades in this series. More than half of the films I’ve never seen before, but even the ones I have seen were viewed, researched and written about this […]

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Tags: Based on play · Interrogation · Psycho killer · Woman in jeopardy

O (2001)

September 8th, 2007 · 2 Comments

“Miramax is brilliant at publicizing its successes, but it’s even more brilliant at burying its failures,” said Dennis Rice, their former president of marketing. Miramax Films was notorious for test screening its movies – often in malls in New Jersey – and barely releasing the ones that scored poorly. Some went straight to video, even […]

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Tags: Based on play · Coming of age · Father/son relationship · High school · Paranoia