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Why is there no cut in Philip's hand?

In the first scene of Rope (1948), Philip had a cut in his hand. And in this scene there is no cut. The main point of Rope (1948) is that the story happened in one day and in one day a human ...
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Is the introduction of Snake Eyes a reference to Rope?

While I guess it isn't a big secret that Alfred Hitchcock has always been a huge inspiration for Brian De Palma, one possible connection between both of them has only occurred to me recently. The ...
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Why the long takes in Rope?

Alfred Hitchcock's 1948 film Rope is known for it's long takes. There is plenty of documentation regarding the length of each shot and the limitations of the technology available, but less so ...