Pocket Essentials is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more. Twenty years after his death, Alfred Hitchcock is still a household name. He was both a great artist and dynamite at the box office. As well as an introductory essay, each of Hitchcock's films is individually reviewed and analyzed in this book. In addition, the effect he has had on the industry is explainedvirtually every big action movie of the past three decades has been influenced by his work. Additionally there's a handy multimedia reference guide for more Hitchcock information.read more
A decent, basic introduction to Hitchcock's films, with plot and other key information (especially useful for the earlier less well known ones) and some limited analysis of his evolving techniques over his fifty years of filmmaking. 4/5read more
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