1960s, 3.5/4, Alfred Hitchcock, Horror, Review

The Birds

#13 in my Ranking of Alfred Hitchcock's films. This movie has no business working as well as it does. It’s a horror movie about birds that largely stops giving its characters room to grow at the halfway point to focus on pure survival. And yet, it’s got such a good build of tension over the… Continue reading The Birds

1960s, 4/4, Alfred Hitchcock, Horror, Review

Psycho

#4 in my Ranking of Alfred Hitchcock's films. This was one of Hitchcock’s experiment films. After the lavish productions of Vertigo and North by Northwest, and while noting the financial success of smaller and cheaper B-movies, he decided that he wanted to make a movie for less than a million dollars. He hired a lot… Continue reading Psycho