Review – Rear Window (1998)

Review – Rear Window (1998)

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rear_window_6761487I’m a big fan of Hitchcock, don’t get me wrong, but where other die-hard fans become so attached to him that they spew hatred to any of his remakes…that tends to get me a little upset. No one will ever do the originals justice, no, they are Hitchcock films, for crying out loud – but that doesn’t mean the remake is actually bad. It means you have a strong bias and can’t watch the remake as its own entity. I’ve seen both versions of Rear Window, and I remember liking both – but it’s been years since I’ve seen either. So I thought I would review them, starting with this movie. Why? Because I don’t want the same bias. I want to see this movie as it’s own thing before I move onto the original. I want to give both movies credit where credit is due. So the first question that I need to ask myself was – is this movie as good as I remembered it to be?

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