The 39 Steps: Criterion Collection

July 16, 2012

Alfred Hitchcock had been a fan of John Buchan’s 1915 novel The Thirty-Nine Steps and had wanted to adapt it into a film for some time. The book was an engaging espionage thriller. However, when it came to film his own version, which was released in... 

When a Stranger Calls

May 18, 2006

When a Stranger Calls (2006) is an unnecessary contemporary remake of a memorable little B-horror movie based on an urban legend known as “The Babysitter and the Man Upstairs.” It starred Carol Kane and came out in 1979. It was a modest hit and the...