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Alfred Hitchcock United States, 1954

Benjamin Reid's rating of the film Rear Window

Pretty good but a tad overrated. I think Peeping Tom is a way better film about voyeurism. It's hard to believe that James Stewart is more interested in his neighbors than the beautiful Grace Kelly. The fact that the film revolves so much around 1950s gender norms is a bit eyeroll inducing. The concept and mise en scene are great, but if only the murderer was more compelling. The last half hour is fantastic though.