15 comments

  • By Craig J. Clark
    October 29, 2012
    02:29 PM

    1) Roman Polanski making his first big splash in Hollywood. 2) Mia Farrow at her most vulnerable. 3) "He has his father's eyes."
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  • By Criteriophile
    October 29, 2012
    06:06 PM

    1) The most faithful adaptation from novel to film, 2) two phenomenal dream sequences, 3) an outstanding collection of older actors.
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  • By Sidney
    October 29, 2012
    06:44 PM

    1) one of the true masterpieces of horror cinema, and one of Polanski's best. 2) Paranoia at its most realistic. 3) The famous poster
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  • By BRAD
    October 30, 2012
    09:52 AM

    1, "It has a chalky undertaste." 2, The Dakota is a character of its own 3. Brilliant filmaking, a horror masterpiece.
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  • By Kenny_V
    October 30, 2012
    01:17 PM

    1) Ruth Gordon. 2) Ruth Gordon. 3) Ruth Gordon.
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    • By Craig J. Clark
      October 30, 2012
      02:10 PM

      What are you trying to do, summon her?
    • By Kenny_V
      October 30, 2012
      06:05 PM

      LOL @ Craig J. Clark. That was classic. thank you for the hearty laugh.
    • By Sara Neidorf
      November 01, 2012
      07:52 AM

      Your summon was successful! She is currently in my kitchen, making me a delicious-looking milkshake and inquiring about the prices of my household appliances! Gee, this pregnancy sure has brought some strange and wonderful things into my life. Can't wait to bring sweet little Andy or Jenny into the world. :)
  • By Daisy
    October 30, 2012
    06:30 PM

    1) Mia Farrow proved she was a great actress after TV's "Peyton Place" 2) Master filmmaker Roman Polanski's masterpiece 3) excellent supporting cast 4) scary as hell 5) trippy to see the inside of the famous Dakota apartments in NYC 6) Criterion Collection release = must have in DVD collection 7) Happy Halloween!
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  • By CaptainBill
    October 30, 2012
    07:20 PM

    I saw this movie in first run in 1968 in Tokyo, Japan. Frankly, the audience was mostly mystified: I think they were expecting a variation on the TV series "Peyton Place", because of Mia Farrow, then hugely popular in Japan. Instead, what they got was a really great horror movie. Although there are many wonderful things about this movie, Sidney Blackmer as Roman Castevet still sticks in my mind. "I've been there", he says about really obscure places like Al Manama, Bahrain. Actually, I have been there, but then I am a retired sea captain. Thank you, Mr. Polanski.
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  • By Mark Nave
    October 30, 2012
    07:30 PM

    Love the great characters who pop up, familiar faces that make me feel at ease just before the guillotine falls: Hope Summers, Clara on Andy Griffith; silly old Patsy Kelly; Elisha Cook Jr; Ralph Bellamy. Just some sweet old people. Then, boom.
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  • By Baber
    October 31, 2012
    12:19 AM

    chocolate mouse, raw meat, Vidal Sassoon.
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  • By Criteriophile
    October 31, 2012
    07:51 PM

    It is creepy to think that this is the same building where John Lennon lived and was murdered.
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  • By Milano_otto
    November 01, 2012
    03:41 AM

    please criterion! finish what you've started and give us "The Tenant" to complete the trilogy!
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  • By Alex Black
    November 03, 2012
    08:37 PM

    1.Phone Booth Scene 2.The Surreal Devil scene 3.Mia Farrow and John Cassevettes perfect on screen chemistry!
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