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Alfred Hitchcock Verenigde Staten, 1954

ASHES IN THE HOURGLASS's rating of the film Rear Window

Hitchcock's most accessible American classic may also still be his most complex. The act of peeping in this neighborhood is like flipping through channels. All these stories reek of banal television but are made memorable by Stewart's remarks (Much like The 39 Steps, Hitchcock's use of comedy elevates the material). How good is this film. It's so good that even the idiots on IMDB love it. It's undeniable greatness.