Thursday, October 10, 2019

Hitchcocktober movie of the week — 'North by Northwest'

[Photo by Vinny & O]

The Hitchcocktober movie of the week is... "North by Northwest" tonight (Thursday!) at 7:30 and 10:30 at City Cinemas Village East on Second Avenue at 12th Street.

You probably know the plot:

This classic suspense film finds New York City ad executive Roger O. Thornhill (Cary Grant) pursued by ruthless spy Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) after Thornhill is mistaken for a government agent. Hunted relentlessly by Vandamm's associates, the harried Thornhill ends up on a cross-country journey, meeting the beautiful and mysterious Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) along the way. Soon Vandamm's henchmen close in on Thornhill, resulting in a number of iconic action sequences.

And upcoming:

• "The Birds" — Oct. 17

• "The Lady Vanishes" — Oct. 24

• "Psycho" — Oct. 31

Find advance ticket info at this link.


tom said...

Weird, the red glow from the cars lights make it look as though 2nd ave traffic is going uptown.

Edmund Dunn said...

R.O.T. forever!

Giovanni said...

Alfred Hitchcock was one of the best directors ever. If you want to see this year’s biggest Oscar contender, go see Joaquin Phoenix in Joker. It’s like Taxi Driver meets Psycho, a film that would make Alfred Hitchcock proud.