Notorious Reviews

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
January 27, 2002
The suspense builds continually, operating on multi-layers...
Full Review | Original Score: A+
Michael Atkinson
Movieline
November 6, 2001
Alfred Hitchcock's most openly sensual film.
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
October 30, 2001
the best of Alfred Hitchcock's espionage thrillers and one the strongest works of his extensive cinematic career
| Original Score: 4/4
David Bezanson
Filmcritic.com
October 23, 2001
This is one of Hitchcock's best films.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
September 26, 2001
A top-rate film noir.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Keith H. Brown
Edinburgh U Film Society
January 1, 2000
There is also, of course, virtuoso direction from the master.
Ted Prigge
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
If Rear Window was brilliant because of how deep it was, and Vertigo was brilliant for how existential it was, Notorious is brilliant because of how simple it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
Notorious (1946) is a classic Hitchcockian post-war psychological suspense/thriller. The basis of the film came from the 1921 Saturday Evening Post two-part

TV Guide's Movie Guide
January 1, 2000
This brilliant Hitchcock offering combines romance, suspense, and international intrigue with unforgettable performances from Grant and Bergman.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
While there's little action in Notorious, there is plenty of suspense.
Full Review | Original Score: 83/100
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
Gorgeously shot in luminous monochrome, it's all wrapped up with an extremely suspenseful last reel.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious is the most elegant expression of the master's visual style, just as Vertigo is the fullest expression of his obsessions.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Check up another smash hit for a fine and experienced team.
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
March 13, 2006
| Original Score: 5/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
May 14, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 22, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
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