“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
Score 15 iconic and creepy films in one attractive box. $99 is the lowest price Amazon's ever offered. [ Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection (Limited Edition), $99] Read more...
“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.
How the film often called the best of all time was once a critical dud.
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
Venables Bell & Partners riffs on Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds in its latest spot for Audi, “The Drones.” In the ad, a swarm of violent drones descend on a group of officer workers as they leave for the day. One man gets in his Audi, which it turns out has the right tools to help him avoid death by drone. Show More Summary
Bates Motel Season 3 premieres Monday, March 9 on A&E to find Norman dealing with the revelation that he killed his teacher, Ms. Watson, as well as, a changing relationship with his mother. BuddyTV visited the Bates Motel sets at the beginning of filming for the season. Check out the elaborate and sometimes creepy motel and house sets in Vancouver, Canada.
Alia Shawkat, Sophia Takal, and a tree in a movie that may or may not be a murder mystery. A Brooklyn couple gets in over their heads in this screwball thriller, which takes cues from Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window and Woody Allen's Manhattan Murder Mystery. Show More Summary
What do Alfred Hitchcock, Edith Head, Peggy Moffitt and William Claxton have in common? They’re all featured in Loris Lora’s glorious, and unexpected, “Eventually Everything Connects” (Lowbrow: unpaged $40), a celebration of mid-20th century California modernism...
The two companies, which developed and premiered Muhly’s recent Two Boys, will work with the composer on an adaptation of Marnie, Winston Graham’s 1961 novel (made into a film by Alfred Hitchcock) about a woman blackmailed into marrying one of her bosses after she gets caught embezzling.
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From the Motion Picture Editors Guild, a list of the 75 best-edited movies of all time. As for directors, Alfred Hitchcock is the most often cited, making the list 5 times (although not placing in the top 10), and spanning 3 decades....Show More Summary
It’s been a while since I last reported on the indie horror game White Night, with its unique blending of old-school horror inspirations, like Alone in the Dark and the works of Alfred Hitchcock. Its high-contrast, black and white art style is undeniably striking, and goes far in making the game look and feel like […]
Alfred Hitchcock is undoubtedly known for his thrillers, The Birds and Psycho and Rear Window and Rope and on and on, but one can’t expect a… Read More
EXCLUSIVE: In April 1945, the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force ordered that footage shot by combat and newsreel cameramen during the liberation of Occupied Europe be aggregated into a documentary film that would be shown...Show More Summary
When Auschwitz and other camps were liberated, the British army sent along a film unit. With the help of supervising director Alfred Hitchcock, the shocking footage was meant for a documentary called German Concentration Camps Factual Survey. Show More Summary
Alfred Hitchcock once said “It is very difficult, very painful, and it takes a very, very long time to kill a man.” According to the trailer for Blood Simple, anyway. Regardless, it’s an appropriate quote to have in mind going into Dan Berk and Robert Olsen’s feature debut Body. Set on Christmas Eve, this compact […]
A rotary telephone in comically massive close-up: This is the first object we see in “Dial M for Murder,” Alfred Hitchcock’s sole foray into 3-D stereoscopic image-making. In its general release the movie went out “flat” in all but a few engagements. By May 1954,...
When it comes to modern day horror, pretty much every filmmaker owes at least some amount of honor and respect to Alfred Hitchcock, “The Master Of Suspense”. This was the man who created some of the most recognized films in the thriller and horror genres. Just like how Jaws created a generation that was terrified […]
Either A&E is doing whatever they can to get fans of Psych to tune into the Season 3 premiere of “Bates Motel,” or they’re literally about to take the series into the realm of Alfred Hitchcock’s classic. In the new promo, we see Norman and Norma Bates, seemingly intertwined, while Norman goes a little crazy. […]