Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder ★★★★½

A simple case of: if you want something done right, do it yourself.
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I really cant think of any reasons why this couldn't be nearer to the top of most of Hitchcok's Greatest Lists. I know I loved it because it was set in a great genre of crime drama and the whole "will he get away with it" uncertainty not once but twice kept me totally engaged. Not to mention the great dialogue that explored every possibility and plan in great detail without it sounding repetitive. This is a totally enthralling film that is loved but under appreciated. The master of suspense delivers a gripping film driven by exceptional dialogue. The scenes are entirely driven by dialogue and yet it's never boring. It's an awesome story and a very good film overall.

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