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The 'Psycho' house on the Met's roof is cool, but can it outweird Hitchcock's at Universal Studios?

4 days agoArts : Culture Monster

Take the elevators to the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and you will be greeted by the creepy sight of the house from Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho." Rendered at a shrunken scale, and constructed with wood harvested from an old barn, the structure strikes a decidedly dilapidated...

Drone Uses an Old Hitchcock Camera Trick to Capture Mind-Melting Footage

Using a classic cinematography technique that Alfred Hitchcock made popular, where a lens is zoomed while the camera is simultaneously moved to keep the main subject the same size, Tim Sessler was able to capture some truly remarkable drone footage that might actually make you feel a little dizzy. Those of you with motion sickness, you’ve been warned. Read more...

Horror at the Met: Psycho House Replica on Museum Rooftop

Set against the New York City skyline, the house from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho has never looked more out of place, elevated high above the treetops on the...

The Met Has Teleported Hitchcock's "Psycho" House To Its Roof

Cue the shrieking violins. In Alfred Hitchcock's gender-bending suspense masterpiece Psycho, the ominous manse of the Bates family stands on a hill, overlooking the family's highway hotel. For the next six months, though, the Bates house...Show More Summary

A British Artist Raises a Spooky “PsychoBarn” on the Roof of NYC’s Met Museum

last weekArts : Slate: The Eye

On Monday, British artist Cornelia Parker unveiled her latest work, an architectural folly inspired by the wholesome red barn paintings of Edward Hopper and the spooky Bates family house from Alfred Hitchcock's 1960 film Psycho perched...Show More Summary

Here’s the First Trailer for Noah Baumbach’s Acclaimed Documentary About De Palma

One of last year’s best documentaries was Hitchcock/Truffaut, Kent Jones’ examination of Francois Truffaut’s illuminating and hugely influential interviews with Alfred Hitchcock. Now another filmmaker (who has made no secret of his admiration...Show More Summary

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2 weeks agoHumor / odd : HiLobrow

Alfred Hitchcock's I CONFESS: Each micro movement of Clift's face shows us everything.

Toby Jones to star in Psycho-esque thriller Kaleidoscope

Having played legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock in THE GIRL, a role that earned him a Golden Globe nomination, actor Toby Jones is now set to star in a character driven psychological thriller called KALEIDOSCOPE, which is being described...Show More Summary

“ROAD GAMES” to Receive 4K Blu-ray Treatment from Umbrella Entertainment!

3 weeks agoGenres / Horror : Fangoria

While horror fans might best remember director Richard Franklin for movies such as PATRICK or PSYCHO II, this writer will forever sing his praises for a little film named ROAD GAMES. Franklin, a protege of Alfred Hitchcock, would craft out essentially “REAR WINDOW on a Highway,” with the one-and-only Stacy Keach as his Jimmy Stewart […]

Alfred Hitchcock's 1941 'Suspicion' was met with a skepticism that continues to this day

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

When "Suspicion" opened in 1941, Alfred Hitchcock was already a big-deal director. He had a stellar career in Britain before David O. Selznick brought him to Hollywood in 1939, and he directed 1940's Oscar winner for best picture, "Rebecca." All of that set a high bar. Many critics pegged "Suspicion"...

Alfred Hitchcock's 1941 'Suspicion' was met with a skepticism that continues to this day

3 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : LA Times

When "Suspicion" opened in 1941, Alfred Hitchcock was already a big-deal director. He had a stellar career in Britain before David O. Selznick brought him to Hollywood in 1939, and he directed 1940's Oscar winner for best picture, "Rebecca." All of that set a high bar. Many critics pegged "Suspicion"...

A look back with 'Suspicion' and an 1941 opinion that stands the test of time

3 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Editor's note: "Suspicion," directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Joan Fontaine and Cary Grant, opened in November 1941. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards, including best picture and best score, and Fontaine won for best actress. Tuesday, Warner Archive is releasing a Blu-ray...

The Hangover Reimagined as an Alfred Hitchcock Style Thriller

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

On their latest episode of Trailer Mix, Mashable Watercooler created a wonderful new trailer for The Hangover that imagines what the comedy film would be like as an Alfred Hitchcock style thriller.

C&L's Sat Nite Chiller Theater: 'Rebecca' (1940)

Tonight's selection isn't a horror movie, but is the epitome of what is considered "gothic horror." Surprisingly, this is the only movie of Alfred Hitchcock's that ever won the Academy Award for best picture. I know - that's hard to believe. Show More Summary

Alleged Dam Hacking Raises Fears About Cyber Threats to Infrastructure

Alfred Hitchcock’s Saboteur (1942) involves a plot to blow up the Hoover Dam. Situated between Nevada and Arizona, the dam is made of concrete and is 726 feet tall and 1,244 feet wide. The Nazis also apparently planned to blow it up,...Show More Summary

13 Monumental Facts About ‘North by Northwest’

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

The Alfred Hitchcock classic has been thrilling audiences with its improbable but highly entertaining story for nearly 60 years.

Watch This In-Depth Analysis of Alfred Hitchcock's Blocking

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

As a director, Alfred Hitchcock wasn’t just a master of suspense—he was a master of details.

How Alfred Hitchcock Blocks a Scene

last monthArts / Photography : PDNPulse

Blocking a scene–harmonizing the movement of actors in relation to the camera–is the core of a director’s job. In the hands of a master, this on-camera choreography is a powerful, yet subtle, storytelling device. Few did it better than Alfred Hitchcock. Show More Summary

If You’re a Hitchcock Nerd, This Insanely Deep Dive Into a Pivotal Vertigo Scene Is For You

It’s astounding how much Alfred Hitchcock’s oeuvre continues to be scrutinized and analyzed decades after his death by hardcore film lovers; perhaps no other pre-YouTube-age director has been the subject of as many supercuts, video essays, and tributes. Show More Summary

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