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Movie-A-Day #288: Peeping Tom (1960).

October 15, 2011

October is Photographer Appreciation Month, but frankly, Mark Lewis in “Peeping Tom” might make you reconsider that appreciation. While Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho” was stealing all the headlines in 1960 for virtually creating the genre that would come to be known as stalker films, Michael Powell’s “Peeping Tom” was quietly out-creeping and out-disturbing it. It would take stalker films years to catch up with its level of discomfort.

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