78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene Reviews

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July 23, 2020
It eventually settles on the type of mise-en-scène analysis seen in entry level film classes, which proves unnecessary when the subject is one of the most studied films ever.
July 1, 2020
What a number of critics don't seem to get is that, powered by the passion for criticism, it's not only informative but also uncanny in evoking a sense of community.
May 19, 2020
While it may seem like overkill to spend 90 minutes analyzing a single sequence, the end result is sheer bliss.
March 30, 2020
78/52 is loaded with knowledgeable actors, directors, and film aficionados who examine the shower scene from every conceivable angle.
February 8, 2020
In addition to redirecting the audience members' eyes in a scene with which they're likely to have at least a passing familiarity, these alternate possibilities for bringing Psycho to celluloid highlight Hitchcock's choices as a visual storyteller.
January 16, 2020
[A] cineaste's dream.
October 9, 2019
When it sticks to its guns, "78/52" is fascinating. But Alexandre O. Philippe's inconsistent documentary needs much more cut-by-cut critique, and much less rah-rah repetition.
July 17, 2019
It does its job of gathering diverse voices to dissect the sequence. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 20, 2019
It's a great entry point for people who are interested in how films are made.
February 21, 2019
In a film so attentive to voyeurism and which dissects a misogynistic act, it's a bitter disservice that more women weren't given a voice.
February 18, 2019
A work of passion and love regarding the most famous scene in cinema history. The homage Hitckcock deserves. [Full review in Spanish].
October 29, 2018
Bloviating dude after bloviating dude gives their mostly unnecessary takes on Hitchcock, naturally leading to spurious claims about how Psycho was the first film to ever do everything.
September 17, 2018
The most powerful comments explore how the film caught the zeitgeist in America at a time when people were feeling safe in their homes, and in their showers.
July 3, 2018
This film was able to fill 90 minutes with the dissection of one scene, but the road is as full of success as it is with imprudence. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 3, 2018
Passionate cinephiles. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 2, 2018
For those who love Alfred Hitchcock. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 25, 2018
Anatomy of a (beautiful) murder. [Full review in Spanish]
June 8, 2018
78/52 is a puzzle that we solve only to realize that we are the monsters. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 10, 2018
No matter how many times you've seen Janet Leigh's luckless Marion fall victim in this 1960 classic, you'll discover fresh nuances and perspectives.
February 23, 2018
Hitchock makes us believe that we see something we do not see. [Full review in Spanish]
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