The Lady Vanishes

"Some of My Best Friends Are in Concentration Camps": The Absence of Jews in Hitchcock's WWII Films | 15 Jun 2010 // 4:00 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?

Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007 | 24 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.


In 'The Lady Vanishes', Hitchcock Mines Plenty of Tension from the Fairly Simple Premise | 12 Jan 2012 // 3:03 PM

Alfred Hitchcock presents a sharp contrast between the early comic scenes at the hotel and the violent finalé. The stakes rise slowly and deliberately, which increases the ultimate effect by the end.

The Lady Vanishes | 3 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

Criterion does justice to this example of Hitchcock at the height of his British period, cleaning up the original film and providing a variety of supplementary material to sate Hitchcock enthusiasts, including essays, interviews, and promotional art.


Double Take: 'The Lady Vanishes' (1938) | 15 Sep 2015 // 5:00 AM

Now you see her; now you don't: Double Take #21 admits to seeing The Lady Vanishes and tries to find its political undercurrent.

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

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"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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