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13 Hitchcock Films That Were Never Made

20 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Even legendary directors like Alfred Hitchcock don't always get their way.

Fighting fear with fear

‘Do it with scissors’ was Alfred Hitchcock’s advice for prospective murderers, though a glance at these two biographies reminds us that scissors are also the chosen implement of the silhouettist.… Read more The post Fighting fear with fear appeared first on The Spectator.

Great Britons: Alfred Hitchcock – The Man Who Continues to Terrify Us All

Alfred Hitchcock established a successful career as a film director before moving to Hollywood and continuing to make thrillers in his distinctive and unique style. He was born in the East End of London and moved to Hollywood just before the outbreak of WWII. Show More Summary

Every Alfred Hitchcock Movie, Ranked From Worst to Best

Seventy-five years ago, Alfred Hitchcock changed the face of American film -- and made it a lot creepier. Having already directed two dozen features in England, the filmmaker moved to Hollywood and made his first feature there, the glossy psychological thriller "Rebecca," released 75 years ago this month (April 12, 1940). Show More Summary

Intruders of the Day: Flock of Birds Take Over Man’s House

5 days agoHumor / odd : The Daily What

Good thing these bird aren’t the Alfred Hitchcock type. A guy in Texas came home after running some errands to find a huge flock of birds had infiltrated his home. He captured the chaos in two separate videos (part 1 is above and part 2 is embedded below). Show More Summary

Spying Photographer Beats Privacy Claims Thanks to a 113-Year-Old Law

Many of you may remember Arne Svenson, the New York artist who photographed his neighbors in their homes using a telephoto lens and used them in an exhibition. Svenson began the project after watching Alfred Hitchcocks’ “Rear Window” and being advised by a lawyer that the presumption of privacy is minimal in such a jam-packed [...]Show More Summary

'Candlestick's' blatant Hitchcock tone underwhelms

A throwback mystery that plays like an Alfred Hitchcock medley, "Candlestick" effectively demonstrates the fine line between homage and parody.

Can Google Prevent Spoilers?

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Can Google Prevent Spoilers?

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'Vertigo,' showing in WeHo on Sunday, still thrills and chills

A chance to see "Vertigo," the Alfred Hitchcock film that's had an unprecedented trajectory, should not be passed up, especially at a vintage theater like the Crest in Westwood. Dismissed on its original 1958 release, "Vertigo" has steadily risen in critical estimation, to the point that it...

Great Job, Internet!: Behind the scenes of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window

There’s not much to be said about Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window that hasn’t already been said. It’s been praised as one of Hitchcock’s finest films, and established as an insightful commentary on the act of filmmaking itself. The film is a captivating, subversive whodunit that explores themes of voyeurism, identity, and perception. Show More Summary

How Alfred Hitchcock turned his own anxieties into artistry — to ‘make the people suffer’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

How Hitchcock Instilled His Own Anxieties in His Audience Alfred Hitchcock, said director François Truffaut, was “an artist of anxiety”. Everything made him anxious: as a baby he was terrified by an aunt who put her face up against his and made cooing noises; in Hollywood he refused to cross the...

20 Interesting Behind the Scenes Photos of Alfred Hitchcock’s "Rear Window" (1954)

Rear Window, Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller about an injured and restless photojournalist-turned-voyeur who suspects one of his neighbors of murder, will return to movie theaters for two days in March. The film is an intriguing, brilliant, macabre Hitchcockian visual study of obsessive human curiosity and voyeurism. Show More Summary

How Hitchcock Instilled His Own Anxieties in His Audience

Alfred Hitchcock, said director François Truffaut, was “an artist of anxiety”. Everything made him anxious: as a baby he was terrified by an aunt who put her face up against his and made cooing noises; in Hollywood he refused to cross the studio floor in case a stranger tried to speak to him. Show More Summary

See Portraits of Directors Made from Their Famous Movies

“Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.” -Alfred Hitchcock. Images via If the essence of a director could be captured in a single frame, it might look something like Julian Rentzsch's composite portraits of Alfred Hitchcock, David Lynch, and Martin Scorsese. Show More Summary

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3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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A Supercut of the Tight Closeup Shots From Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 Thriller-Horror Masterpiece ‘Psycho’

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

“Psycho: Up Close” is a supercut created by London-based editor Matt “Roman Holiday” Anderson that pulls together the super-tight closeup shots from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 thriller-horror masterpiece, Psycho. The cuts are, fittingly, set to the equally iconic Bernard Herrmann soundtrack from the film.

The Critical Transformation Of Alfred Hitchcock’s VERTIGO

last monthHumor / odd : Badass Digest

How the film often called the best of all time was once a critical dud.

Finally, You Can Go See Tippi Hedren’s Insane Movie Made by Living With Untrained Lions

Tippi Hedren is probably best known for being attacked by Mother Nature in The Birds, and based on her own account, shooting that film with Alfred Hitchcock was a nightmare. “Everybody had lied to me,” she has said. “When I got to the...Show More Summary

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