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Stage Fright Reviews

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Richard Brody
New Yorker
March 10, 2014
Hitchcock conjures a deep-rooted, irony-rich complicity of father and daughter that seems borrowed from the films of Howard Hawks and suggests the inner compass that helps to guard against chasing the wrong man.
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Variety Staff
Variety
February 4, 2008
Wyman is delightful as embryo actress but the choice femme spot goes to Dietrich.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
February 4, 2008
The issues aren't satisfactorily resolved, but Hitchcock seems to be exploring the ways in which various falsehoods -- the falsehoods of acting, storytelling, and art in general -- can lead to the truth
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
A fairly routine thriller, noted chiefly for its cheating flashback, though with much more to enjoy than its detractors -- including Hitchcock -- make out.
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
January 28, 2006
One is strongly suspicious, after watching this helter-skelter film, that Mr. Hitchcock was much less interested in his over-all story than in individual scenes.
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