Daphne Du Maurier

As part of the Milwaukee Film Festival’s Cinema Hooligante program, the Hitchcock classic, The Birds, will be screened at the Oriental Theatre on Oct. 22. Read more

Film Reviews

Review of My Cousin Rachel, a new film based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier. Read more

Film Reviews


Courtesy of The Criterion Collection

In Don’t Look Now director Nicolas Roeg adapted Daphne du Maurier’s ghost story and transformed it into something larger—a study in synchronicity, the psychology of the paranormal and the possibility that the ghosts we see are projections o... Read more

Home Movies

Alfred Hitchcock must have been a fan of Daphne du Maurier. The director adapted theEnglish storywriter three times for the screen. The first, Jamaica Inn (1939),was forgettable. The other two, Rebecca (1940) and The Birds (1963), aremasterpiec.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Shepherd Express writer Martin Hintz is tireless, turning out innumerable articles and over 100 books. His latest, Forgotten Tales of Wisconsin, is a grab bag of often amusing true stories Read more