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Watch This: Hitchcock’s Rope applies a fake single take to a (basically) real crime

Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: The recent Foxcatcher has us thinking back on other stranger-than-fiction true crime yarns. Rope (1948) Alfred Hitchcock’s Rope...Show More Summary

INTERESTING STUFF – 22 November 2014

4 days agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

“DEAD” WOMAN WAKES IN MORGUE REFRIGERATOR Back in the 1950s, there was a chilling and deservedly famous Alfred Hitchcock Presents TV episode about a man, played by Joseph Cotton, so paralyzed in an accident that the coroner believes he is...

Newswire: The typewriter used to write Psycho can be yours for a cool $25,000

The Telegraph reports that the typewriter screenwriter Joseph Stefano used to write Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is for sale. The vintage Olympia, seen below, can be yours for an opening bid of $25,000 through the Nate D. Sanders auction house, beginning November 20. Show More Summary

Watch Pilot For Orson Welles' Little-Known Version Of The Twilight Zone

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Orson Welles Show would have been Citizen Kane director's answer to anthology TV series like Alfred Hitchcock Presents and The Twilight Zone. The show never made it past the pilot, however, leaving us with just one brilliant episode about an endocrinologist and an apparent fountain of youth. Read more...

Adam Driver & Alba Rohrwacher Co-Star in 'Hungry Hearts' Trailer

"A suspense in line with Roman Polanski and Alfred Hitchcock." With the American Film Market underway in Santa Monica, some deals and projects are coming together, or getting additional announcements. IFC Films recently picked up USShow More Summary

Open Windows

Heavily inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's influence on Brian De Palma, Nacho Vigalondo’s “Open Windows” goes from crazy to Crazy to CRAZY, but maintains enough energy and cultural currency to keep the entertainment value high. It’s one of those admittedly silly films that moves so quickly that one rarely has time to question its logic. Show More Summary

Tippi Hedren Leaves Her Stamp on Movie History -- and Envelopes!

"BLONDES make the best victims. They are like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints," opined Alfred Hitchcock. •TIPPI HEDREN, the blonde star of two of Alfred Hitchcock's most fascinating films -- The Birds and Marnie -- will receive a Commemorative Envelope and Stamp, designed in her honor. Show More Summary

Conversions: Surprise! The Schoolhouse From 'The Birds' is Adorable Now

Photos by Joseph Schell and Andrew Todd via Houzz Remember that schoolhouse in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds, the one all those kids are evacuated from right before they get menacingly, but not, like, suuuuper violently pecked-at by a murder of...

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Always make the audience suffer as much as possible. - Alfred Hitchcock

Great Job, Internet!: Here’s the shower scene from Psycho remade entirely with jack-o’-lanterns

In 1998, Gus Van Sant directed a shot-for-shot remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s seminal Psycho, making sure to replicate every detail of the original film as closely as possible. The world, being hard to please, responded with a resounding...Show More Summary

Hitchcock Watch: Curbed SF today has mapped the...

Curbed SF today has mapped the Northern California filming locations of Alfred Hitchcock's murder mysteries, from the cliffs of Point Lobos in Rebecca to the cemetery from Vertigo—and also everything else from Vertigo. Of course, one cannot forget Bodega Bay,...

Movie Maps: Mapping Hitchcock's Murder Mysteries in Northern California

Murder-mystery master Alfred Hitchcock bought a 200-acre estate known as Heart o' the Mountains in Scotts Valley in 1940. The residence sparked a long-lasting love affair with the Bay Area and Northern California that's reflected (and re-reflected and re-...

The Psycho Shower Scene, Recreated Entirely In Jack O'Lanterns

4 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Now this is a Psycho remake we never saw coming. Yuliya Tsukerman carved a bunch of pumpkins into shots from Alfred Hitchcock's horror classic, and then turned them into a stop-motion movie. Read more...


Artist Yuliya Tsukerman spent weeks painstakingly carving dozens of pumpkins, then mimicking the composition and edits to replicate the classic shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. Side-by-side comparison here.

Tired Old Queen At The Movies #126

last monthLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Clip recap: No one celebrates Halloween like Alfred Hitchcock, especially with his masterpiece of the macabre PSYCHO (1960). Brilliantly shot, edited and with a classic score by Bernard Herrmann, Anthony Perkins in the role of his career brings to iconic life a lonely motel clerk named Norman Bates. Show More Summary

The 39 Steps Is Early Alfred Hitchcock at its Finest

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Alfred Hitchcock's career seems to span the entire history of cinema. In his early years, he made a few silent flicks and his later movies continue to influence films and the filmmakers who make them today. Although many of Hitchcock's earlier works are recognized as classics, The 39 Steps is the best of the bunch. Read more...

Halloween Costumes Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's Iconic Characters

If you're hunting for Halloween costume inspiration, why not go way back and get ideas from some horror classics? Director Alfred Hitchcock was the master of big-screen chills, so we've gone through his considerable repertoire to bring you costumes inspired by his most iconic characters and films. Show More Summary

Helmet camera catches aggressive magpie attacking cyclist in Australia

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Alfred Hitchcock made a movie about aggressive birds in 1963. It was appropriately called “The Birds” and it produced some of the most terrifying images one can fathom about our avian friends — that they’re not our friends at all! Well, that’s not completely true. Radamel Falcao’s chanting parrot is pretty cool, but this super […]

The Two Faces of January: A Character Study of a Despicable Man

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Patricia Highsmith's bleak, meticulously plotted novels never fail to deliver the most cynical portrait of human behavior. That might be why her stories are perpetually adapted into films—most famously by Alfred Hitchcock—and it's something The Two Faces of January, the newest Highsmith adaptation, gets right. Show More Summary

The Lady Vanishes (1938)

Alfred Hitchcock's The Lady Vanishes (1938) is an essay in foreign affairs, whose lessons are as applicable today as they were at the time of the film's creation. Released in the aftermath of the Anchluss, Hitler's invasion of Austria,...Show More Summary

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