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NIGHTFALL (Blu-Ray Review)

Nightfall Blu-Ray

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Alfred Hitchcock famously spoke of the difference between surprise and suspense.  He illustrated his point with two people speaking at a cafe. One of them places a bomb under the table and we’re told that it will go off at say, 1 o’clock.  By letting the audience know what is happening, they’re not surprised by a sudden explosion, but they’ve experienced fifteen minutes of suspense.  Hitchcock said that you must always keep the audience informed – unless the surprise is a twist ending, which would be the highlight of the story.  Most everybody can enjoy a good thriller.  The best ones are full of suspense and tension, letting the audience white-knuckle it to the finish. On Tuesday, May 21st Well Go USA releases one such thrill-ride from Hong Kong:  ”Nightfall”.  Released on both Blu-Ray and DVD, “Nightfall” remembers both old Hong Kong crime movies as well as the Western noir. Read more