Mean As Custard (calico_pye) wrote,
Mean As Custard
calico_pye

Vertigo



Yesterday we watched Vertigo, the famous Hitchcock movie. It has been hailed as 'The Best Movie of All Time', which has had modern day movie critics arguing the case that there are better films from the present day.  It is interesting to experience Hitchcock as the 'auteur' and it could be argued that his wife Alma had a lot to do with this too. Vertigo itself is quite an amazing film, but I think it is about how the film has been a conduit for other people, specifically film producers like Truffaut and Tarantino.

I hesitate to write too much about Hitchcock's preference of blondes as leading ladies, the obsessional qualities of his leading men or the voyeuristic content of all of his films, but he cuts an interesting (if expansive) figure.
Tags: contextual study of film, fda english y2, vids 2014
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments