Tag: alfred-hitchcock

The Early Hitchcock Collection: Silent Films Review

Following DVD Times's recent reviews of Hitchcock's British Years, Gary Couzens takes a two-review look back at Optimum's nine-film <i>Early Hitchcock Collection</i> box set. He begins with the silent films: <i>The Ring, The Farmer's Wife, Champagne</i> and <i>The Manxman</i>.

Jamaica Inn Review

Hitchcock's final film to be produced in Britain is a rather disappointing adaptation of du Maurier's gothic novel...

The Lady Vanishes Review

Intrigue and espionage abound in Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes, now available as part of Network's Alfred Hitchcock: The British Years box-set...

Young And Innocent Review

A man tries to prove his innocence in Hitchcock's Young and Innocent whish is now available as part of Network's Alfred Hitchcock: The British Years box-set...

Sabotage Review

This early Hitchcock films about a gang of foreign saboteurs who are plotting to put a bomb on an underground train is now available as part of Network's Alfred Hitchcock: The British Years box-set...

Secret Agent Review

Noel Megahey reviews Hitchcock's 1936 espionage thriller, starring John Geilgud and Peter Lorre as an unlikely pair of British secret agents on the trail of a German agent in Switzerland. Released as part of Network's Alfred Hitchcock: The British Years collection.

The 39 Steps Review

One of the finest comedy-thrillers arrives on DVD once again...

Downhill Review

This silent film by Alfred Hitchcock is based on a play by Constance Collier and is part of Network DVD's Alfred Hitchcock: The British Years collection...

The Man Who Knew Too Much Review

Remade for Hollywood in 1956, Hitchcock’s 1934 British original, featuring a delightfully menacing performance by Peter Lorre, is often considered the better of the two versions of this classic spy thriller.

The Lodger Review

Inspired by a book on Jack the Ripper of the same name, Hitchcock's The Lodger is now available as part of Network's Alfred Hitchcock: The British Years box-set...

The Pleasure Garden Review

Gary kicks off our coverage of Network's Alfred Hitchcock: The British Years collection with his review of Hitchcock’s action-filled melodrama about a selfish London chorus girl’s pursuit of pleasure to a point where it nearly causes her death...

The Lady Vanishes: Criterion Collection Review

One of Hitchcock's greatest movies is now available on an excellent 2-disc Criterion DVD. Mike Sutton investigates.

Do You Like Hitchcock? Review

Michael Mackenzie has reviewed the R2 French release of <i>Do You Like Hitchcock?</i>, Dario Argento's (<i>Suspiria</i>, <i>Profondo Rosso</i>) tribute to the Master of Suspense, given a thoroughly disappointing DVD release by Studio Canal.

The Alfred Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection Review

Mike Sutton completes his review of "The Alfred Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection" with a look at the package as a whole - and includes one of Hitch's best dirty jokes into the bargain.

Hitchcock Collection: The Birds Review

"The Birds" is a splendid suspense movie from the genius of Mr Hitchcock and it looks simply gorgeous on this Universal DVD from their Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection.

Hitchcock Collection Bonus Disc Review

Mike Sutton takes a brief look at the slightly disappointing Bonus Disc from Universal's Alfred Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection.

Hitchcock Collection: Family Plot Review

Mike Sutton reviews "Family Plot", an entertaining comedy thriller which proved to be Alfred Hitchcock's swan song.

Hitchcock Collection: Frenzy Review

Hitchcock's "Frenzy" is a gripping thriller that receives a notable AV upgrade as part of Universal's Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection.

Hitchcock Collection: Topaz Review

"Topaz" is one of Hitchcock's least popular films and while it is far from being a good piece of filmmaking, it has enough points of interest to be worth a watch, especially on Universal's excellent DVD which is part of their Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection.

Hitchcock Collection: Torn Curtain Review

"Torn Curtain" is one of Hitchcock's most disappointing film. Mike Sutton explains why as he reviews the new R1 DVD, part of Universal's Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection.