Alfred Hitchcock

Notorious: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

2019-01-15T11:28:02-04:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Blu-Ray, Criterion|Tags: , , , , , |

A convicted traitor's daughter becomes a U.S. Government spy and falls in love with a fellow agent. She then accepts a dangerous assignment that requires her to marry her father's Nazi friend in Rio de Janeiro. Suspense, intrigue, and romance are stylishly mixed in one of Alfred Hitchcock's best films.

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Rebecca: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

2017-08-22T09:37:36-04:00August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blu-Ray, Criterion|Tags: , , , , , , |

The second Mrs. de Winter is a shy and naive young woman, besotted with charming and urbane Maxim de Winter. They meet and fall in love while vacationing on the Riviera, and after a speedy marriage, return to Maxim's vast English estate, Manderly.

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The Man Who Knew Too Much: Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)

2015-04-14T14:20:15-04:00April 2nd, 2015|Categories: Blu-Ray, Criterion|Tags: , , , , , |

The first film version of The Man Who Knew too Much proved to be the international "breakthrough" film for British director Alfred Hitchcock, transforming him from merely a talented domestic filmmaker to a worldwide household name. While vacationing in Switzerland, Britons Leslie Banks and Edna Best befriend jovial Frenchman Pierre Fresnay. Not long afterward, Fresnay is murdered. He whispers a secret in Banks' ear before expiring. This is witnessed by several sinister foreign agents, who kidnap Banks' daughter Nova Pilbeam to keep him from revealing what he knows: That a diplomat will be assassinated during a concert at London's Albert Hall. Unable to turn to the police, Banks desperately attempts to rescue his child himself, still hoping to prevent the assassination.