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Rear Window Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 4/5

January 31, 2003
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Rear Window lovingly invests in suspense all through the film, banking it in our memory, so that when the final payoff arrives, the whole film has been the thriller equivalent of foreplay.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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One of the finest ever committed to celluloid!

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 10/10

January 1, 2000
James Rocchi
Netflix

Restored Hitchcock thriller charms, chills and sparkles.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 4.5/5

November 7, 2002

In this brilliant movie about watching the neighbors, Alfred Hitchcock turns the lens on his audience. "We have become a race of Peeping Toms," notes one character not only commenting on Jeff's obsessive voyeurism but also that of the cinematic spectator.

Full Review Source: AskMen.com | Original Score: 94/100

May 29, 2010
Joshua Tyler
CinemaBlend.com

Never to be surpassed, never to be repeated.

Full Review Source: CinemaBlend.com

August 12, 2002
Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Hitchcock masterpiece stars peeping Jimmy Stewart.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 5/5

December 15, 2010
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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In an impressive oeuvre, Rear Window is arguably the most exquisitely handcrafted feature, because Hitchcock mastered the spatial as well as behavioral coordinates of his chosen universe inch by inch.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

A brilliant idea for a movie.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
William Brogdon
Variety
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Hitchcock combines technical and artistic skills in a manner that makes this an unusually good piece of murder mystery entertainment.

Full Review Source: Variety

January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

Belatedly, I'm nominating a film from 1954 as the best picture of 2000.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee

January 1, 2000
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Not only is Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window one of his best pictures, it's one of the best films ever made altogether.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 5/5

February 27, 2001
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Of all Hitchcock's films, this is the one which most reveals the man.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

voyeuristic mystery is a masterpiece of meticulous detail.

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...one of Hitchcock's most-successful screen works and an easy recommendation for any DVD library.

| Original Score: 9/10

March 27, 2001
David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews

The director's most accomplished film.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

hitchcock perfection

| Original Score: 5/5

April 18, 2005
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Alfred Hitchcock's answer to why he makes films and perhaps his darkest one, both as a romance and as a thriller.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A-

July 3, 2005
Dan Jardine
Cinemania

a taut and (verbally) jaunty thriller

Full Review Source: Cinemania | Original Score: 86/100

August 8, 2009
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Masterpiece of voyeurism.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

January 1, 2000
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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February 23, 2012
Murray Pomerance
Senses of Cinema
January 6, 2004
Leah Rozen
TheWrap
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October 7, 2011

Irish Times

January 1, 2000
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