Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo screens at Webster University’s
Moore Auditorium (470 East Lockwood) Friday May 3rd at 7:30pm. A Facebook invite for the screening can be found Here.
Let’s state this right from the top: Vertigo is one of the greatest films ever made. It’s not simply hyperbole that notables such as Leonard Maltin and Martin Scorsese have called the film Hitchcock’s masterpiece. To paraphrase Scorsese, rarely have we seen the complexity of a man’s thoughts and feelings portrayed so beautifully and compellingly onscreen. Everything in Vertigo – from the costumes to the location scenery to the performances of its lead actors is quite simply, perfect. Hitchcock had long wanted to film a story in the City by the Bay, and with the French novel From Among The Dead, he had