Return of The Third Man

From the first creeping, whimsical note of Anton Karas’ infamously seductive zither soundtrack, The Third Man announces itself as a quaint and curious masterpiece of British cinema. The quintessentially English narrator provides a brief vignette of post-war Vienna, delivered in a haughty and jarringly buoyant tone that will prove stranger still as we embark on … More Return of The Third Man

Review: Vertigo

Released in 1958, Vertigo was seldom hailed as Hitchcock’s greatest achievement. Yet, in the decades following, the film has climbed numerous ‘Best Film’ lists, notably the Sight and Sound poll in 2012 that crowned it the greatest of all time. While a title of that status is always dubious, it begs the question as to … More Review: Vertigo