The Rear Window Renaissance

Exploring Hollywood’s latest obsession with voyeurism and crime

Amy Adams in The Woman In The Window (2021)
Jeff uses his professional camera to spy on his neighbours in Rear Window (1954)
Steven Soderbergh’s Kimi (2022) feels like an homage to Rear Window set in the pandemic era.
Amy Adams plays a troubled alcoholic in The Woman In The Window (2021)
In Disturbia (2007), Kale (Shia LaBeouf) and Ashley (Sara Roemer) come to suspect that their neighbor is a serial killer.
In The Voyeurs, Pippa (Sydney Sweeney) spies on her attractive neighbors as a way to compensate for her dissatisfaction with her new domestic existence.

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Jelle Havermans

Jelle Havermans (1994) is a visual artist and writer. He writes about horror, true crime and the history of photography and film.