Entries Below Are About The Topic Of suspense

Masteries of Mystery: Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo: Part II

Thereby hangs a tale… In former police detective, Scotty Ferguson’s life there exists a placeholder of a woman.  She is Midge, his gal pal, chum, best buddy, one of the guys, and god help her, having sublimated her natural beauty … Continue reading

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Masteries of Mystery: Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo: Part I

Thereby hangs a tale… On average, I study the terrain of Vertigo once a year.  Strange, addictive, haunting, as a mastery of film suspense it is surely one of Alfred Hitchcock’s finest efforts.  It is also among his most squirm-worthy, … Continue reading

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Moving Suspense

Thereby hangs a tale… Murder on the Orient Express.  Strangers on a Train.  The Lady Vanishes.   What is it about train movies?  Studies in moving suspense, the clicks and clacks, the unexpected beyond the next turn, that teakettle squall of … Continue reading

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