May 13, 2020
Whatever doubts there may be about what drew Hitchcock to the novel by Leon Uris, there is no doubt at all that he enjoyed enormously the rearrangement of it to suit himself.
Oct 11, 2015
At 70, Hitchcock seems suddenly to have forgotten his own recipe.
Oct 11, 2015
Few directors are capable of this kind of structural experimentation so late in their careers, and Hitchcock deserves much credit for his audacity.
Mar 26, 2009
Topaz tends to move more solidly and less infectiously than many of Alfred Hitchcock's best remembered pix. Yet Hitchcock brings in a full quota of twists and tingling moments.
Feb 9, 2006
[Topaz] might appeal to devotees of Le Carr et al, but it certainly doesn't make for dramatically exciting cinema, especially given Hitchcock's flat, seemingly uninterested direction. The bland performances don't help much, either.
Aug 15, 2004
Nov 14, 2002
Jan 1, 2000
Topaz is not only most entertaining. It is, like so many Hitchcock films, a cautionary fable by one of the most moral cynics of our time.