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John Russell Taylor compares “Hitchcock” and “The Girl”

In anticipation of his re-released book Hitch: The Life and Times of Alfred Hitchcock, John Russell Taylor, Hitch’s official biographer compares the recent spate of Hitchcock biopics. While he finds “Hitchcock” the movie with Anthony Hopkins, “incomparably the more accurate and believable of the two films”, Taylor calls The Girl “a tissue of melodramatic invention” and “arrant nonsense” and questions how the “story seems to change exponentially” of those involved.

Great entertainers, says Taylor, never die, and Hitch was one of the greatest. You can read the entire article here:


One response to “John Russell Taylor compares “Hitchcock” and “The Girl”

  1. Doug ⋅

    I really liked Taylor’s book and respect his opinions about this relationship.

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