Norman Bates gets out of the funny house and reacquaints himself with the tedium of a day job. It doesn’t go well.
Psycho’s power is not just that of a showman’s calibrated scare machine.
The film is an excellent and thoroughly unFord-like John Ford western.
The Wrong Man is one of Hitchcock's most affecting tragedies.
The sense of moral responsibility in Hitchcock’s films may have never felt more imperative and succinct.