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'Stoker' Trailer Brings Back Memories of Hitchcock


Anyone else feeling shades of Shadow of a Doubt? Either way, as similar as the film feels, Mia Wasikowska is not turning in the same performance to what Teresa Wright gave nearly seventy years ago. Chan-wook Park is revisiting some of the same issues that he was known for in Oldboy: incest, trust, deceit. It will be interesting to see where his English language debut goes.

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