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Sunday Jul 27 |

'Rear Window' turns 60

This year marks the 60th anniversary of my personal favorite Alfred Hitchcock film Rear Window , which is based on the 1942 short story It Had to Be Murder by Cornell Woolrich.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Rear Window, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Murder!, Hitchcock, Vertigo, Dial M for Murder

Mon Jul 21, 2014

End of their Rope: Off the Wall's stylish thriller

Summer days are for cool drinks and sandy frolics; on summer nights, though, we like a good scary story.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Hitchcock, Vocal, Alfred Hitchcock, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Off the Wall Theatre tightens the noose in 'Rope'

In his program notes for the production of "Rope" that opened Thursday night at Off the Wall Theatre, director Dale Gutzman describes Alfred Hitchcock's adaptation of Patrick Hamilton's play as "simplistic and childish."


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Alfred Hitchcock, Vocal, Entertainment

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Wisconsin Gazette

Off the Wall Theatre takes on homoerotic aspects of the classic thriller 'Rope'

Gay-themed erotic thrillers are rare enough in 2014, so audiences in 1929 must have been shocked at the premiere run of Patrick Hamilton's play Rope , about two college-age male lovers who murder a fellow student in an attempt to commit the perfect crime.


Related Topix: Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Vocal, Alfred Hitchcock, Chicago, IL, Celebrities, James Stewart, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Scientific Blogging

After The Spanish Civil War, The Subversive Ways To Include Gays In Cinema

The gay marriage movement may seem like a modern development but it had its roots in World War II culture.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Hitchcock, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller


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Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Starring James Stewart and John Dall

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