Rope

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Nobody ever really feels safe in the dark…   August the 13th see’s in Alfred Hitchcock’s 117th Birthday. A posthumous celebration (so Rope seemed a fitting viewing for the day!) of course as he passed away in 1980 at the age of 80. He was working on a movie right up until he was taken ill and died from kidney failure.  … Read More

The Farmer’s Wife

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Yes be a very short word, but there be a shorter… It’s 1928 and Hitchcock is on the verge of becoming a father. It’s still a very fertile time for him as a director too as he continues to put out 2 or 3 movies a year during this prolific era of silent movies. Yeah… pun! The Farmer’s Wife was … Read More