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192. Vertigo (1958)

Ah, now I’m on more familiar ground. I love Hitchcock movies and Vertigo is possibly one of favourites. I have seen it hundreds of times over the years and love all the intricacies in the seemingly simple plot (but actually … Continue reading

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190. Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Waif-like Rosemary and her husband Guy move into the creepy, gothic Bramford building. Rosemary soon makes friends with a young woman, Terry, who lives with an elderly couple, Roman and Minnie Castevet, in the apartment next door. When returning after … Continue reading

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171. Star Trek (2009)

I wasn’t sure what to expect – was it going to be a slightly tongue in cheek homage to the original series or a garishly camp mickey-take? Actually, my fears were unfounded. This new take on the Star Trek series … Continue reading

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128. Rear Window (1954)

I seem to be having a phase of watching films from the golden age of Hitchcock. Along with North By Northwest, Vertigo and Psycho, Rear Window stands out as one of the greatest films he ever made. Whilst photographer James Stewart … Continue reading

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126. North By Northwest (1959)

I’m not only a Hitchcock fan, I also love Cary Grant in everything he’s in, so this is pretty much a dream film for me. Grant plays Roger Thornhill, an advertising executive in New York, who, in a moment of … Continue reading

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124. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Film 53 in C4 Top 100 War Films I’m really not sure what to say here that hasn’t been said before. This is probably one of the greatest films ever made. It’s certainly one of the biggest films ever produced … Continue reading

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110. Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

“Fools. Bureaucratic fools” Ah, Raiders…one of the films I’ve watched the most in my life. I once estimated that I had seen it over 50 times, but that was quite a few years ago. It’s been parodied, copied, and has influenced … Continue reading

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