Tag: film

Jeff Desom deconstructs Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rear Window’

As if performing careful, clinical cuts with a scalpel, visual artist Jeff Desom deconstructed the iconic backdrop of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window for a 2012 Vimeo Awards-winning short film essay. As August marked its 60th anniversary, I unearthed my short 2012 PopMatters post on the film’s backdrop and Desom’s tribute.