December 6, 2012

‘Hitchcock’: Dial ‘M’ for muddle | 2½ stars

Alma Reville was married to “Hitch” for more than five decades and was his screenwriter, editor and all-around creative partner, something he acknowledged and appreciated openly. Yet, when the spotlight finally shines on her in Sacha Gervasi’s “Hitchcock” — in the form of Helen Mirren, no less — she can’t even get her name in the title.

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