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Psycho II (1983)

Making sequels to movies over twenty years old might be pretty commonplace today but back in the early 1980’s, when Universal decided to produce a follow up to Alfred Hitchcock’s seminal Psycho, it was practically unheard of. Originally conceived as … Continue reading

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Murder on the Orient Express (1974) or: How Albert Finney Can Save Your Movie

A great case-study in how one great performance can make a movie worthwhile.¬†Murder on the Orient Express¬†is exquisitely constructed. Director Sidney Lumet handles the sprawling cast with ease and constantly fills the frame with lush period-detail. It’s as glitz and … Continue reading

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