Tuesday, September 24, 2013
North by Northwest
This was my first Hitchcock film by Hitchcock. I saw the film titled Hitchcock earlier this year.
This film is touted as the predecessor of all the James Bond films and action films as we know them. This would be the original 'spy' film so to speak.
And for a film done in the 1950's I'd say it's not bad, especially considering the time period it was set and filmed in. I imagine it had people on the edge of their seats back then, but for a modern day audience member, it's just an average film.
I guess, I also expected more suspense from a Hitchcock film and this one just didn't have it for me. I suppose I should try Psycho or The Birds if I want those elements.
Worth a view?: No. Unless you're a big film history fanatic.
Do you have a Hitchcock film you recommend?