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Newswire: Helen Mirren may play Bryan Cranston's wife in Trumbo

After starring as Mrs. Alfred Hitchcock, Helen Mirren is now in talks to play the wife of another Hollywood legend in Trumbo, a biopic about famed screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. Before being dragged before the House Un-American Activities...Show More Summary

Joan Fontaine

BBC Two's unheralded season of Alfred Hitchcock films resumes this afternoon with two of his early black-and-white classics starring Joan Fontaine. The thriller Suspicion (1941) begins at 1pm (CLICK). The psychological drama Rebecca (1940) begins at 2.35pm (CLICK).

Hitchcock Storyboard Gallery Features Scenes from 'Psycho,' 'The Birds' and More

last weekGenres / Horror : Fearnet

Fans of cinematic legend Alfred Hitchcock are probably familiar with the director's dedication to precise and detailed storyboards for nearly all of the key scenes from his classic works, from horror classics Psycho and The Birds toShow More Summary

Book Review: The Wrong House

The Wrong House: The Architecture of Alfred Hitchcock by Steven Jacobs nai010 publishers, 2013 (second edition)Paperback, 344 pages"Rope contributed in no small way to freeing the filmmaker from his obsession with painting and making...Show More Summary

Hitchcock in space

The movie Lifepod takes Alfred Hitchcock’s Lifeboat and gives it a sci-fi twist. It’s an interesting idea, but director Ron Silver is no Hitchcock. Keith Bailey is the proprietor of The Unknown Movies Page.

This Sculpture Of Birds Casts Alfred Hitchcock's Iconic Shadow

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

By itself, Jeff Asper's junk sculpture looks like a flock of birds welded flying over a spiderweb and a human skull. But when you light it from just the right angle, it casts a familiar shadow. Read more...

North by Northwest

2 weeks agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

For weeks BBC Two has been televising an unsung season of Alfred Hitchcock films on Saturday afternoons. So far I've managed to catch The Lady Vanishes (far better than the recent BBC version, despite technical improvements), Rear Window, Notorious and Suspicion. Show More Summary

Alfred Hitchcock Tribute Sculpture Casts a Very Familiar Shadow

2 weeks agoGenres / Horror : Fearnet

As far as artists go, Jeff Asper is a pretty unique one. So unique, in fact, that he was kicked out of traditional art classes in school, for putting too much of his own spin on the assignments he was given. Though that kind of creativity...Show More Summary

[T] Next On: "Bates Motel" Episode 2.05, "The Escape Artist"

After a slow start, last week’s “Bates Motel” ended with such a massive shocker that it altered the history of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. While I haven’t had a chance to catch last night’s episode, A&E has dragged me back in as I expect more surprises.... Read More

Cheap Thrills: a movie that's like a twisted episode of Alfred Hitchcock Presents

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Carla and I saw Cheap Thrills on Saturday at Cinefamily in LA, and we loved every minute of this black suspense movie, directed by E.L.

These Alfred Hitchcock and Edward Hopper Mashup Posters Are Eerily Perfect

These Alfred Hitchcock and Edward Hopper Mashup Posters Are Eerily Perfect Artist Mark McEvoy beautifully mixes the two icons'…

Alfred Hitchcock on the set of Frenzy, 1972

The dummy head was used in the trailer for the body of Hitchcock floating down the River Thames. (via vintagegal)

Justified's Leading Ladies

Nichole Perkins takes on one of my favorite shows today -- FX's Justified: "Legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock was known for his blonde leading ladies with their “icy sexuality,” and Raylan Givens is not immune to his own version of the Hitchcock blonde."

Genuine Insights, Sweeping Predictions and Pure Promotion–Our Take-awys From SXSW Interactive 2014

In Alfred Hitchcocks 1959 classic “North by Northwest”, fugitive ad executive Roger Thornhill (a suave Cary Grant) says: “In the world of advertising, there’s no such thing as a lie. There’s only expedient exaggeration.” South by Southwest...Show More Summary

Psycho Meets Psycho

Steven Soderbergh, emerging from nominal retirement, has created a mashup of the shower scenes from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960) and Gus Van Sant’s 1998 shot-for-shot remake: Jonathan Crow explains the experiment: For much of the piece, Soderbergh alternates between a scene from the original and one from the remake – Anne Heche, who plays Marion Crane in […]

Is a ‘Birds’ Remake a Bad Idea for Universal?

In the past, remakes of Alfred Hitchcock films have not been well received. Is Universal Pictures taking too much of a risk by moving forward with "The Birds"?

Kim Novak, Plastic Surgery Incur Wrath of Academy Awards Viewers

Kim Novak made a rare public appearance last night The actress, best known for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's 1968 classic Vertigo, presented Best Animated Short Film and Best Animated Feature Film alongside Matthew McConaughey at the...Show More Summary

Uwantme2killhim?

U Want Me 2 Kill Him? is an intriguing film that follows in the tradition of thrillers like Alfred Hitchcock's Rope. It doesn't possess the macabre banter of that classic, but is certainly more accessible, playing on the worst fears of parents and teens alike.Click To Continue Reading

Uwantmetokillhim?

U Want Me 2 Kill Him? is an intriguing film that follows in the tradition of thrillers like Alfred Hitchcock's Rope. It doesn't possess the macabre banter of that classic, but is certainly more accessible, playing on the worst fears of parents and teens alike.Click To Continue Reading

Oscar Winners Should Learn From Joe Pesci & Alfred Hitchcock

Brevity is the soul of wit and also tolerable Oscar speeches. With a show that threatens to run for at least three-and-a-half hours, what viewers don't need is Julia Roberts chastising the "stick man" or Roberto Benigni thanking pretty much everyone. Show More Summary

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