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Easy Virtue (1928)

After directing the film adaptation of Downhill, Gainsborough convinced Hitchcock that he should lead another play to film adaptation, this time for the play Easy Virtue. This play was also one of Noel Cowards’ creations, so it was a no-brainer to pair it with Hitchcock once again. Hitchcock, however, was hesitant to direct another adaptation as one …

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Downhill (1927)

Downhill, otherwise known as “When Boys Leave Home” in the United States, is a silent film released in 1927 based on the play, Downhill. When released, it became the fourth film for the now renowned director Alfred Hitchcock. It is incredible to go back and see how Hitchcock’s style was evident in even his earliest …

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Movie Reboots and Remakes

“Hollywood has run out of good ideas” is almost a slogan anymore for any movie or television buff who things they have something to say. The statement may be true to a certain extent and it does feel like we are seeing more and more of the same stories re-hashed in different ways but sometimes, …

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Top Ten Best Episodes of The Office

The American version of The Office is considered to be one of the greatest comedies of the last 20 years. It may have premiered in 2005, but it crossed generations when it was released on Netflix. It helped to spawn the careers of multiple stars such as Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, John Krasiniski, Rainn Wilson, Mindy Kaling, B.J Novak, and Ed Helms, just to name a …

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The Stand Episode 2 Review

CBS All Access adaptation of Stephen Kings The Stand is continuing the slow burn of episode one. The story has so many interesting characters, some of kings best actually, that introducing these characters only a few at a time is a smart way to allow an audience to form a specific emotional response to them. Also, beginning the …

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