Movie Review: Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds – Not As Scary As I’d Been Led To Believe

Written by Daphne DuMaurier and Evan HunterDirected by Alfred Hitchcock For quite some time I’d been terrified of this film. All I knew from my parents was that it was hideously scary, and not being a particular fan of horror films (and wanting to avoid nightmares), I’d shied away from it for years. When itContinue reading “Movie Review: Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds – Not As Scary As I’d Been Led To Believe”

Movie Review – Jaws: Why Beach Attendance Went Down in the Summer of ’75

Written by Peter Benchley and Carl GottliebDirected by Steven Spielberg Once upon a time, a man named Peter Benchley wrote a little novel about a seaside town terrorized one summer by a 35-foot great-white shark. A little-known director by the name of Steven Spielberg picked up the script and begged the studio to let himContinue reading “Movie Review – Jaws: Why Beach Attendance Went Down in the Summer of ’75”