The 39 Steps
//Features

"Some of My Best Friends Are in Concentration Camps": The Absence of Jews in Hitchcock's WWII Films | 15 Jun 2010 // 5:00 PM

Although Hitchcock made several films expressing his opposition to the Nazis, viewing these films leads to the question: Where was any mention of the Jews who were so profoundly affected by the Nazis and WWII?

//Reviews

Finding That Sweet, Dark Spot in the Western Consciousness: 'The 39 Steps' | 2 Aug 2012 // 6:10 PM

Voyeuristic camera work, exchanges in a train car in which the camera moves with the eye to suggest the antagonistic nature of human relationships, the possibility of violence shimmering beneath every image. Hitchcock was becoming Hitchcock.

The 39 Steps | 5 Nov 2009 // 3:59 PM

In Hitchcock's world, we don't write the play; we just have to know when to act.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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