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Vertigo Reviews

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December 21, 2015
Vertigo ultimately comes off as a fairly disastrous misfire that's almost entirely devoid of engrossing, attention-grabbing elements.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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April 20, 2009
The old master, now a slave to television, has turned out another Hitchcock-and-bull story in which the mystery is not so much who done it as who cares.
March 31, 2016
In Vertigo, Hitchcock completely transcends barriers of generic making the film into something enigmatic and impossible to classify. [Full review in Spanish]
May 9, 2016
Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" is an artistic triumph for the master of mystery.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 1, 2016
The best film in the history of cinema. [Full review in Spanish]
January 2, 2011
Must-see Hitchcock thriller for any classic movie bug.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
It is about how Hitchcock used, feared and tried to control women.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
From a craft standpoint, Vertigo represents the director in peak form.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 8, 2010
Technically well made, but there are a plethora of more entertaining Hitchcock films available.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 1, 2011
Hitchcock's rich and strange fable of love lost, and lost again, makes the case for him as a grand experimental artist who labored in genre cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 2, 2008
The "Vertigo" shot created for this film was so powerful and unique that everytime I see it used today, I get teary eyed.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
March 15, 2015
It's as much a wonder of suspense as it is a catalogue of the director's themes and an allegory for his own art of enticement-and for the erotic pitfalls of his métier.
March 13, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
April 26, 2015
The most complex film made by Alfred Hitchcock.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
November 5, 2007
Hitchcock was elsewhere an entertainer, often a great one, but Vertigo finds him working as an artist...
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
May 2, 2010
"Vertigo" is Alfred Hitchcock's beautifully stylized psychological thriller about a man in love with a fetishized romantic fantasy invented by another man.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
January 1, 2000
Everything is perfect in Vertigo.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 13, 2001
James Stewart, on camera almost constantly, comes through with a startlingly fine performance as the lawyer-cop who suffers from acrophobia.
January 1, 2000
Vertigo is Hitchcock's stirring parable of love and death.
January 1, 2000
Jimmy Stewart never did finer work, and Hitchcock's masterpiece, though its meaning may be lost on many, reveals a man at his most obsessed.
| Original Score: 5/5
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