Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save 44%
Reviews
STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
Unmissable 5 Stars
Excellent 4 Stars
Good 3 Stars
Poor 2 Stars
Tragic 1 Star

PACKSHOT
The Girl

BOX SET DETAILS
Released
07 January 2013
Certificate
15
Distributor

LATEST TV REVIEWS
Inside No. 9: Series 2
4 Star Empire Rating
Fortitude
2 Star Empire Rating
Daredevil
4 Star Empire Rating
Esio Trot
3 Star Empire Rating
Orange Is The New Black: Season 2
5 Star Empire Rating



5 STAR REVIEWS
Orange Is The New Black: Season 2
5 Star Empire Rating
Wolf Hall
5 Star Empire Rating
Game Of Thrones: Season Four
5 Star Empire Rating
Sopranos: The Complete Series, The
5 Star Empire Rating
Sgt. Bilko: The Complete Collection
5 Star Empire Rating

The Girl


submit to reddit

Review
This BBC/HBO co-production is a sort of small-screen sequel to Hitchcock, focusing on Psycho follow-up, The Birds. But the tone is very different: cold and mirthless rather than fizzy. Toby Jones’ portrayal of Hitch as a doleful creature bent on possessing Tippi Hedren (Sienna Miller) feels one-
sided. Great period detail, mind.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen


Extras

Girl, The Girl, The
Released: 07 January 2013
Zippy 20-minute ‘making of’ and pointless stills gallery.

Write Your Review
To write your review please login or register.

Your Reviews

Average user rating for The Girl
Empire Star Rating

One sided and at times rather dull. This TV movie pulls no punches and paints Hitch in the most disturbing lecherous light and is solely from Hedren's point of view, but I suppose that's the point. That aside, Sienna Miller does a good job playing Tipi as a young american up and coming actress and handles emotional scenes well where Toby Jones is a absolutely superb. He nails the famous voice and mannerisms down to a tee on top of what is another fine turn. ... More

Empire User Rating

Posted by Workshed at 20:19, 29 December 2012 | Report This Post



CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire Meets Leigh Whannell
On Insidious Chapter 3, the fate of Jigsaw and dropping the f-bomb

Classic Feature: The Change-Up
High-concept interview where Jason becomes Ryan and vice versa. Hilarity ensues

A Guide To Rick Baker: Monster Maker
Bidding farewell to a visual effects legend

Podcast #162: Hugh Laurie
Is there a doctor in the house?

Stoical Supermen: 10 Quiet Heroes That Get Stuff Done
Silent but deadly...

12 Of The Weirdest Things Jean-Claude Van Damme Has Done On Camera
Outside of his movies, that is...

Spooks: An Oral History
Cast and crew on the spy smash

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)