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Alfred Hitchcock: The Complete Films. Architect of&hellip by Paul Duncan
There are many books on Alfred Hitchcock (from ones covering his leading ladies Spellbound by Beauty: Alfred Hitchcock and His Leading Ladies to ones re-publishing the best of his writings on film Hitchcock on Hitchcock: Selected Writings and Interviews (Directors on Directors)) - to me it is the films themselves that matter and the full arc of his development and the perfection of his cinematic technique. This book fully covers every one of the films he worked on as director and is illustrated with plenty of still shots. It includes the progression from early silent… Read more
Metropolis [Reconstructed & Restored] (Masters of &hellip <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ Alfred Abel
102 of 103 people found the following review helpful
I recently saw this newly restored version of Metropolis at Chichester Film Festival (in a Blue Ray presentation) and cannot recommend it highly enough - whether you know this film or not it should be seen. The inclusion of the previously missing 25 minutes (easily noticed due to the poor state of the source material) makes an enormous difference to the film, significantly changing the story line and the overall feel of the film. The poor quality of the inserted film does not diminish its importance and effect (ranging from a few seconds here and there, to whole scenes) but combines to effectively make a new film - or more accurately the resurrection of a lost one (the original 1927… Read more

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