Ever sit down and try to make a list of your top five favorite movies? Wow, what a task! Do you cover various genres, stick to your all-time favorites, try to get in a variety of actors and directors? Well, I’ve never successfully nailed down my top five favorite films (though I could probably manage a top twenty list), but I know for sure which one sits at number one. And here she is! Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo.
Trying to condense my thoughts about Vertigo into a coherent blog post has proven to be a might daunting task. I’m put off writing about it for years, because I assumed everyone’s already seen it. But once I discovered that not to be true, I was just overwhelmed. What I really want to do is just grab you by the shoulders, look your deeply in the eyes, and insist that you watch this movie now. Maybe I would ask if you like beautifully filmed movies that combine eery romance, mystery, ghost stories, suspense, scenery, style, and a haunting score. If you answer yes, I’d ask what you’re waiting for! Rent Vertigo for your next movie night. And if you need a little more convincing, read on.