History YMMV / RearWindow

18th Nov '17 2:29:51 PM DrOO7
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* UnintentionallySympathetic: Despite his actions, Thorwald gets a teeny-tiny bit of this. Rather than being a completely cold-blooded killer, it seems he was driven to it by his shrewish wife and when he confronts Jeff, he's pathetic and pleading rather than menacing--"What do you ''want'' from me? Money? I don't ''have'' any money!"
3rd Oct '17 3:24:04 PM wootzits
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* NightmareFuel: [[spoiler:Thorwald's off-screen murdering of his wife and how he apparently chopped her body parts into individual pieces. There's a brief implication that the item he had stored in his hatbox was her head.]]
** The bit where Thorwald attacks Lisa. Just how close was she to his wife's fate before the cops interrupted them?
** That moment where Thorwald looks through the window and locks eyes with Jeff is ''bone chilling''.
30th Oct '16 11:45:50 PM DrOO7
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** That moment where Thorwald looks through the window and locks eyes with Jeff is ''bone chilling''.
30th Oct '16 11:44:52 PM DrOO7
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** The bit where Thorwald attacks Lisa. Just how close was she to his wife's fate before the cops interrupted them?
16th Sep '16 7:04:15 PM SpideyTerry
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* ParanoiaFuel: Are your neighbors who you think they are? Could they be watching your every move through your window?
1st Sep '16 5:39:13 AM Morgenthaler
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* JustHereForGodzilla: To see Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., aka [[Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks David 'Dave' Seville]].
** Leaving aside the plot, the viewer can enjoy the film just for the dialogue and chemistry between JamesStewart and GraceKelly.

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* JustHereForGodzilla: JustHereForGodzilla:
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To see Ross Bagdasarian, Sr., aka [[Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks David 'Dave' Seville]].
** Leaving aside the plot, the viewer can enjoy the film just for the dialogue and chemistry between JamesStewart Creator/JamesStewart and GraceKelly.Creator/GraceKelly.
28th Feb '16 1:43:14 PM maxwellsilver
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* HarsherInHindsight: The owner of the murdered dog has a rant about hardly anyone in the neighborhood really communicates with one another or seem to care about each other and how her dog was "the only thing that ever liked anybody!" Fast forward about 60 years and people have more distractions from genuine human communication (esp. neighbors).



* JustHereForGodzilla: To see [[TheCameo Ross Bagdasarian (Sr.)]] aka [[Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks David 'Dave' Seville]].

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* JustHereForGodzilla: To see [[TheCameo Ross Bagdasarian (Sr.)]] Bagdasarian, Sr., aka [[Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks David 'Dave' Seville]].



* SpecialEffectFailure: [[spoiler: Jeff falling out of the window looks unmistakably like a chroma key effect.]] Plus, when everyone runs out into the courtyard to see this, it seems pretty obvious that they filmed the scene at normal speed and sped it up in post.

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* SpecialEffectFailure: [[spoiler: Jeff falling out of the window looks unmistakably like a chroma key effect.]] Plus, when everyone runs out into the courtyard to see this, it seems pretty obvious that they filmed the scene at normal speed and sped it up in post.post.
* ValuesResonance: The owner of the murdered dog has a rant about hardly anyone in the neighborhood really communicates with one another or seem to care about each other and how her dog was "the only thing that ever liked anybody!" Fast forward about 60 years and people have more distractions from genuine human communication (especially neighbors).
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7th Feb '16 5:00:47 AM Freshmeat
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* MagnumOpus: Jimmy Stewart called this his favorite of the four movies he did under Alfred Hitchcock, and it also seems rather popular among Hitch's fans-Website/RottenTomatoes gives it a 100% Certified Fresh rating.
1st Jun '15 10:31:52 PM toongrrl1990
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* HarsherInHindsight: The owner of the murdered dog has a rant about hardly anyone in the neighborhood really communicates with one another or seem to care about each other and how her dog was "the only thing that ever liked anybody!" Fast forward about 60 years and people have more distractions from genuine human communication (esp. neighbors).
30th May '15 9:30:16 AM AB
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** Leaving aside the plot, the viewer can enjoy the film just for the dialogue and chemistry between JamesStewart and GraceKelly.
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