He/Him, Bi, massive DC/Star Wars/James Bond fan.
It's taken me so long to get around to watching this film. I've always heard about it, frequently when discussing the greatest horror films of all time.
I remember saying to a couple of friends that the sub genre of "folk horror" is a genre I have missed out on. However looking at the genre this and Ari Aster's Midsommar are the only two well known films of the sub genre. If anything, it shows this films impact and popularity.…
This film is always my go to example of "simple but effective" filmmaking. The master of suspense is at his best in this film.
Hitchcock's technique of showing the element of tension first keeps me on edge on every re-watch. On my first viewing I was on the edge of my seat, even at 80 minutes you really feel the length, I mean that in a very good way.
I've always loved how this film is built out of long…