They Live by Night is an exquisite stage-setter for Nicholas Ray’s career that has never looked better on home video.
A brilliant black comedy, it marks the true beginning of Hitchcock’s impressive run of subversively obsessive American horror films.
A standard-bearer for the 1980s slasher era, it creeps onto Blu-ray with all its brainless, sanguine pleasures lovingly restored in commendable clarity.
The elephant in Rope‘s posh Manhattan apartment isn’t the strangled corpse stashed in a trunk.
Hitchcock’s experiment goes beyond look-ma-no-cuts stunt and into a suffocating moral inquiry.
In Hitchcock’s gay burlesque, Farley Granger learns the hard way not to lick what he can’t swallow.