Le AnneLindsay's Rating of Hitchcock

Le Anne's Review of Hitchcock

4 years ago via Rotten Tomatoes


...Most audiences are going to want to see this movie for "the making of " Hitchcock's classic thriller Psycho; particularly the filming of the shower scene - in which Hitch dismisses the ineffectual stunt killer, grabs the famous knife and begins to torment poor Janet Leigh with violent stabbing motions that come far too close for her to have to "act" terrorized. Also supposedly it was Hitchcock's wife Alma Reville (Helen Mirren) who insisted the screeching violins, violas, and cellos by composer Bernard Herrmann be used as the sound to accompany this iconic killing.

Unfortunately, although the structure of the story centers around this time period (filming Psycho) in Alfred Hitchcock's life, it's not actually what this movie is about... Continued on Tinsel & Tine http://www.tinseltine.com/2012/11/light-fare-hitchcock-movie-2012.html