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The Batman Will Be Heavily Influenced by Alfred Hitchcock

The Batman director Matt Reeves admits that he is watching a lot of Hitchcock thrillers in preparation for The Batman.

Batman Director Hopes to Draw Influence From Hitchcock

Director Matt Reeves explains how his love for Alfred Hitchcock films may help to shape his approach to Warner Bros.' The Batman. The post Batman Director Hopes to Draw Influence From Hitchcock appeared first on CBR.

The Heart of the Film: Matt Schrader and Marco Beltrami on “Score: A Film Music Documentary”

Alfred Hitchcock once admitted that “33 percent of the effect” of his thriller “Psycho” (1960) was due to composer Bernard Herrmann’s revolutionary score. Director Matt Schrader probably would up that amount to at least 50 percent. His...Show More Summary

Signs Of A Killer: New Show Uncovers ‘Psycho’ Murderer’s Monstrous Transformation

Everybody remembers Norman Bates, the crazed cross-dressing killer from the Alfred Hitchcock thriller Psycho. But few know about the real-life killer that inspired the classic character — until now. Ed Gein was a Wisconsin farm hand who robbed graves and fashioned costumes from the bodies of the women he dug up before turning to murdering Read More

Inspired By A Real Killer! Discover The Shocking Truth Behind ‘Psycho’ Blockbuster

Everybody remembers Norman Bates, the crazed cross-dressing killer from the Alfred Hitchcock thriller Psycho. But few know about the real-life killer that inspired the classic character — until now. Ed Gein was a Wisconsin farm hand who robbed graves and fashioned costumes from the bodies of the women he dug up before turning to murdering Read More

Rita Riggs Dies: Hitchcock, ‘All In The Family’ Costumer Was 86

Costume designer Rita Riggs, who sewed stuffed crows onto Tippi Hedren’s iconic green dress for Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds and made sure that Archie Bunker’s single pair of trousers stayed mended through a seven-year stretch of All in the Family, died Monday in Los Angeles. Show More Summary

You Must Watch Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Psycho’ From the Beginning

Confused? Alfred Hitchcock was a master showman, but wait until you hear how he “tricked” the audience into seeing Psycho back in 1960. The official Oscar’s YouTube uploaded this historical mini-doc that recounts the theatrical release of Hitchcock’s horror classic, which starred Janet Leigh as a secretary who embezzles $40,000 from her employer’s client, goes […]

The Drowning

Bad pulp fiction turns readers into what Alfred Hitchcock called "the plausibles," viewers who pick apart a work of (usually) pop art simply because it does not hue closely enough to their idea of what real life is like. I became a plausible...Show More Summary

I. Marlene King on Alfred Hitchcock, Edward Hopper, and 10 More Things That Influenced Pretty Little Liars

I. Marlene King has been the guiding force behind Freeform’s Pretty Little Liars since it debuted in 2010, as the series’ torture-filled, delightfully crazy mystery blossomed into a teen-drama phenomenon. With the final season of PLL coming to an end, Vulture spoke with King to discuss everything that has influenced ... More »

Hot Docs Interview 2017: Alexandre O. Philippe on “78/52”

The infamous shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 masterpiece, “Psycho,” haunted my nightmares years before I actually saw it. As a kid, one of the first books on cinema I read cover to cover explored the history of Hollywood horror films, focusing primarily on the Universal monsters. Show More Summary

One Day, One Place: Shoo away ‘Birds’ jitters and play in Bodega Bay

There’s nothing scary about Bodega Bay, even if this quiet fishing village was the backdrop for Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller “The Birds.” There will always be curious tourists who view the Sonoma Coast through the director’s dark lens. [...]Show More Summary

The 10 Darkest Sitcom Episodes Of All Time

If directors like Alfred Hitchcock and David Lynch are to be believed, then we are almost always certain to find the darkest shit lurking in the most innocent and mundane-seeming places. During the '80s and early '90s, most long-running network sitcoms at some point decided to go for gravitas and...

10 Horror Directors Who Appeared in Movies They Didn’t Direct

Ever since Alfred Hitchcock popularized the director cameo, audiences expect to see certain filmmakers pop up in small roles within their own films; from Quentin Tarantino to Spike Lee to M. Night Shyamalan, the faces of the directors are as expected as their distinct visual styles. But what about those directors who enjoy film so […]

Criminal Justice Quote: Landmark Crime Films

In 1957, Robert Bloch published Psycho based on the crimes of Wisconsin serial killer and cannibal Ed Gein. Alfred Hitchcock brought the novel to the screen in 1960. That changed everything. A new bogeyman replaced vampires, werewolves and other monsters as the thing that would haunt human dreams. Show More Summary

Hitchcock's Genre-Defying Masterpiece 'North By Northwest' Returns To Theaters

North By Northwest might not be everyone's choice for best Alfred Hitchcock movie ever (Vertigo, Psycho and Rear Window are arguably more groundbreaking, and Notorious and Strangers On A Train are classics as well), but it almost certainly...Show More Summary

Death By Shower

3 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

The shower is often a relaxing, solitary place where we can unwind and be at our most vulnerable. Alfred Hitchcock broke the illusion in 1960 with that famous scene in

Newswire: Break down Hitchcock’s most infamous scene in an Inside Psycho exclusive

Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho has been copied, studied, referenced, broken down, rebuilt, and turned on its head many times over since it first shocked audiences in the fall of 1960. Just this week, A&E’s Bates Motel offered a new twistShow More Summary

The Most Influential Filmmakers of All Time

Last summer I came across a list on the AMC website titled “The 50 Greatest Directors of All Time.” The usual suspects were all there: Alfred Hitchcock, Charlie Chaplin, Orson Welles, Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, etc. It was all men, and, with the exception of Spike Lee at #47, all white. Show More Summary

From any direction, 'North by Northwest' is a big-screen-worthy classic

Its title might sound like as-the-crow-flies directions, but in the hands of master filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock, the 1959 thriller "North by Northwest" is the kind of prime entertainment it's always a pleasure to welcome to the big screen. Playing April 2 and April 5 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at theaters...

VOTD: What Do Martin Scorsese’s Movie Cameos Reveal About The Filmmaker?

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Much like Alfred Hitchcock, director Martin Scorsese likes to make cameos in the movies he makes. They’re not always as overt as those that Hitchcock made, and there are probably some that weren’t even aware of, but they always have some kind of larger significance. Show More Summary

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