The Lost Highway Hotel’s Alternative Christmas

Here at the Hotel I have a different approach to Christmas. Sure, there are the classics. It's A Wonderful Life, Die Hard, Gremlins etc, etc. But a tradition of sorts has also appeared of going back to the least Christmassy of yuletide films. Essentially, if you're not one to deck the halls with whatever but still like to theme … Continue reading The Lost Highway Hotel’s Alternative Christmas

Why I Love… #48: Vertigo

Year: 1958 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Stars: James Stewart (John 'Scottie' Ferguson), Kim Novak (Madeleine Elster / Judy Barton), Barbara Bel Geddes (Midge Wood), Tom Helmore (Gavin Elster) Genre: Mystery / Thriller Now sitting firmly atop the pile of Sight And Sound's prestigious greatest films list, Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo seems to court more critical appraisal than ever … Continue reading Why I Love… #48: Vertigo