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There are film enthusiasts, cinema lovers and movie fans and then there are those that read Sight & Sound. The most vaunted publication devoted to all things movies have drafted their once-a-decade list that determines what is the Greatest Movie Of All Time, and Orson Welles has to move over for another helmer fond of the buffet table. Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" has replaced "Citizen Kane" on top of the list, sending shockwaves through the movie community, with riots taking place in multiplexes around the country. Okay, not really, but it does knock Welles off his longstanding peg at the top, placing him in the #2 slot. It has been a long, slow climb for the movie up the list, first appearing in 1982 at #7 before growing in esteem as the years passed by. At the time of its release, critics were largely indifferent to the movie, but it has since gone on »


- Kevin Jagernauth

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