The Psycho Remake Is A Bad Movie, But A Massively Successful Experiment

Announced in Deadline on March 23, a remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 film “Vertigo” may very well be in the works.

It’s likely the cineastes of the world screwed up their faces in disapproval.

“Vertigo” might be considered one of cinema’s more indelible classics, and it regularly appears near the top — or at the top — of lists of the best movies of all time.

Indeed, back in 2012, it surpassed “Citizen Kane” as the #1 film on the famed Sight & Sound poll.

It has since been supplanted by Chantal Akerman’s 1975 film “Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles.”Briefly: “Vertigo” is a psychodrama about a police investigator named Scottie (James Stewart) who is hired by an old friend to follow his wife Madeline (Kim Novak).

Madeline has been behaving strangely, and she seems to be convinced that she is possessed (?) by a dead woman she saw in a portrait.

Scottie ends up saving

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