Dial R for Remake

So I had some thoughts on remaking “Dial M for Murder.” Ten of them, in fact. Check them out! 10. The film’s origins on the stage are obvious, which limits the movie unnecessarily. The movie takes place almost entirely on a single set. This isn’t the only single set Hitchcock movie; Rope is similarly contained.Continue reading “Dial R for Remake”

Wherefore Art Thou, Ray Milland?

Just finished watching Dial M for Murder. Terrific picture. It’s been such a long time since I watched a good, chatty little classic movie that I forgot how much fun it is. Made me wish they would start turning plays into movies again: the whole thing took place on one set, and there was anContinue reading “Wherefore Art Thou, Ray Milland?”