Welcome to Random Roles, wherein we talk to actors about the characters who defined their careers. The catch: They don’t know beforehand what roles we’ll ask them to talk about. The actor: William Devane got his start in the theater,...Show More Summary
Kent Jones has directed a documentary on the 1962 meeting where a young François Truffaut interviewed a seasoned Alfred Hitchcock about his films (the output of which was a beloved book). As the narration from the trailer says, "[Truffaut]...Show More Summary
An Alfred Hitchcock film helped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art of storytelling, says Tom Stafford. If brain injury steals your consciousness then you are in a coma: we all know […]
Pablo Fernández Eyre created a facinating side-by-side comparison of the the classic Alfred Hitchcock films Psycho (1960) and The Birds (1963), highlighting the similarities between the shower scene in Psycho and bedroom bird attack scene in The Birds.
The book that collected those interviews, originally published in 1966 in France as Le Cinéma selon Alfred Hitchcock and later printed in English under the title Hitchcock/Truffaut, become one of the most sacred texts in all of cinema; any film buff worth their salt has a copy on their shelf, dog-eared and highlighted. Show More Summary
The Greatest Story Hitchcock Ever Told. The first official trailer has debuted for Kent Jones' documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut, about the relationship between the two legendary filmmakers Alfred Hitchcock and François Truffaut. The film...Show More Summary
For cinephiles, one of the most helpful and revered books is Hitchcock/Truffaut, the 1967 publication that features French filmmaker Francois Truffaut sitting down with legendary director Alfred Hitchcock for a week-long conversation that spanned the master of suspense’s entire career up to that point. Show More Summary
Alfred Hitchcock famously once said, “I play with an audience. I make them gasp and surprise them and shock them.” And scare them to
Any true horror fan or cinephile knows what ties the iconic horror films Psycho and Halloween together. But for those who may not be aware, we’ll enlighten you. The 1960 film from Alfred Hitchcock stars Janet Leigh as Marion Crane while the 1978 slasher from John Carpenter stars Jamie Lee Curtis. Show More Summary
Jamie Lee Curtis tweeted a photo of herself paying homage to her mother, Janet Leigh and her infamous shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. The actress teased a special episode of Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens in which she recreates...Show More Summary
Jamie Lee Curtis just gave us all another reason to get excited for "Scream Queens." The actress shared a photo of herself on Twitter recreating the iconic shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho," made famous by her mother Janet Leigh in 1960. Show More Summary
Actress Ingrid Bergman once said, “A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.” And boy would she would know—her shared kiss with Cary Grant in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1946 thriller Notorious is breathtaking. Show More Summary
“Blondes make the best victims,” said filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock to CBS in 1977. “They’re like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.” Read more...
Alfred Hitchcock’s biggest movie, Psycho, is now 55 years old. Where does the time go? Despite being filmed in black-and-white, it holds up well as a suspense thriller for those who don’t know the whole story -and even for those who do. Show More Summary
Alfred Hitchcock's immortal horror film Psycho is celebrating its 55th anniversary this year, so it only makes sense that we'd want to celebrate the freaky old flick. While there's not much that hardcore movie geeks don't know aboutShow More Summary
Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock in HitchcockSometimes actors in biopics are increasingly challenged when it comes to believability in their role if they don't at least resemble the real life character they are playing. While some...Show More Summary
This is the creepiest bike ride you'll ever see on tape. It's basically Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds replicated with a mob of kangaroos. I was born in Australia. I lived the first 18 years of my life in Australia. I have never, ever see eastern grey kangaroos act like this. Show More Summary
In 1959, Robert Bloch released the novel “Psycho“, which Alfred Hitchcock would adapt into one of the most famous horror/thrillers. Then, in 1982, Bloch returned to the world of Norman Bates with “Psycho II“, which followed Bates as he escaped a sanitarium disguised as a nun and began slashing his way to Hollywood. A third […]
When I was an undergrad, I took a film class that I hardly remember. I do remember was the movie I was assigned to write three class papers about: Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock. What does this movie have to do with Daphne du Maurier? Well, after falling in love with that film, I wanted […]
Too bad Obama isn't pushing a treaty with Bandrika.