Written November 22, 2014
I went to this movie because the cast is so good, but I didn't expect much. It turned out to be much more amusing and lighthearted than I expected. Well-paced, and the movie just zipped along cheerfully. Anthony Hopkins was a little odd in the part, but Helen Mirren was terrific.
Written December 08, 2012
The film is well acted obviously from this remarkable cast.
I found the film interesting from an educational view point.
Hitchcock's success was before I was old enough to savior his work.
So I was fascinated to learn more.
It is not a block buster with lots of AHH's.
It is a solid film, with great acting.
Written October 25, 2014
We really found the movie exciting. I do believe however that the fact that we are old Hitchcock fans, both in the movie theaters and on television, made us recognize and react favorably to the various references to his earlier works. Having no experience with the executives in the movie industry, we found his position made more difficult by his studio execs.
We both loved the movie, and found the stars extremely convincing in their roles.
Written August 22, 2014
Enjoyed this movie. I have admired Hitchcock's work, and was entertained thoroughly to see his complicated personality and relationships, and how they influenced his creativity. The backstory of "Psycho" was enlightening.
Written December 19, 2012
A little light on behind-the-scenes Psycho trivia, this is yet another film that uses something we all think we know - psycho - to tell a disparate love story. The device is kind of worn these days, but it works here because of the caliber of the cast and the engaging tie-ins.