BLU-RAY DISC REVIEW – NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959)

At last! It took years and years, but I finally own a Blu-ray copy of an Alfred Hitchcock film! And though it may not be the title many of you expected (sorry, Norman Bates fans), it’s nevertheless one of the director’s finest and most revered efforts. In fact, when screenwriter Ernest Lehman first began collaborating with the Master of Suspense, he aspired to create “the Hitchcock picture to end all Hitchcock pictures,” and many would agree “North By Northwest”¬†is just that. The quintessential chase film, a blueprint for the modern action epic, and Hitchcock’s personal homage to himself, this captivating‚Ķ More…