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'Zoo' Boss Compares CBS's New Summer Thriller to "a Really Good Beach Read"

The network's newest summer series is "Alfred Hitchcock’s 'The Birds' across the entire animal kingdom," showrunner and EP Jeff Pinkner tells THR. read more

Power Line’s Drones Go Rogue

(Steven Hayward) Power Line’s drone air force went rogue this afternoon, as you’ll see below. Alfred Hitchcock, call your office! Though I blame the Supreme Court. Or Cyberdyne Systems. Or something. (Less than 30 seconds long.)

The Houses Famous Directors Would Design If They Were Architects

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

If Alfred Hitchcock designed a house, don't you think it would have plenty of perilous balconies and at least one noose visible through the yellow-tinted windows? If George Lucas went into architecture, he would probably build something...Show More Summary

Griffin Theatre's The Birds, Chills With Cabin Fever Drama

2 weeks agoUnited States / Chicago : A/C

Keith Neagle (Nat), Jodi Kingsley (Diane), and Emily Nichelson (Julia). Photo by Michael Brosilow. Though well-known as a 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film, the story of killer birds attacking people and running amok actually comes from a novelette written by British...

'The Birds': Crazy birds, but not the end of the world

Mention "The Birds" and you doubtless think of Alfred Hitchcock, Bodega Bay, the lovebirds played by Tippi Hedren and Rod Taylor, and a children's party where a flock of violent sea gulls fly in uninvited. If you're a fan of off-Loop theater, you might also recall one of the many stagings of the...

'Psycho': 25 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Hitchcock's Classic

Besides making people forever afraid of motel-room showers, Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" continues to have an incalculable impact on popular culture. Though it was released 55 years ago this week (on June 16, 1960), it continues to inspire filmmakers and TV producers. Show More Summary

Crazed birds, but it's not like it's the end of the world

Mention "The Birds" and you doubtless think of Alfred Hitchcock, Bodega Bay, the lovebirds played by Tippi Hedren and Rod Taylor, and a children's party where a flock of violent sea gulls fly in uninvited. If you're a fan of off-Loop theater, you might also recall one of the many stagings of the...

Video: Iconic ‘Psycho’ murder scene becomes adorably creepy with help from kittens

Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho has an iconic murder scene that doesn’t need any introduction, and you’ve probably seen it at least once even without actually watching the movie. As terrifying as the original shot might be, a black and white version starring two cute kittens is significantly cuter, but still a bit freaky. Show More Summary

'Psycho' Shower Scene Remade With Kittens, And It's Terrifying

Bad kitty! If you think the original shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" was scary, wait'll you get a load of these kittens recreating the horror. The "Psycat" video posted by Pasdidée on YouTube is terrifying in a bizarrely...Show More Summary

Chicago theater openings for the week of June 12-18

SUNDAY | "The Birds": Griffin Theatre Company performs Conor McPherson's adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's short story, which also inspired the Alfred Hitchcock film. Through July 19 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave.; 773-975-8150 or

Watch Every Single Hitchcock Cameo From His Entire Career

Throughout the canon of Alfred Hitchcock classics, there's one actor Hitch could always depend on showing up to do their part... himself! Now a YouTuber has put together a full compilation of all of Hitchcock's classic cameos, available...Show More Summary

A Collection of Cameos by Famed Director Alfred Hitchcock in His Own Films

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

After some serious searching and editing, Will Erickson put together “Every Hitchcock Cameo Ever,” a collection of Alfred Hitchcock cameos in a whopping 37 different films by the famed director. Erickson notes that not all Hitchcock films have cameos, while some of his films contain two. The clips are in chronological order, starting with silent […]

Why Do Birds Fly Into Windows?

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

The bird: majestic. Soaring. A creature of song. Muse of Alfred Hitchcock. And occasionally, apt to plunk its tiny head into your double-paned window. More than 100 million birds are estimated to die each year as a result of flying directly into glass; even a bird that scoots away may suffer internal injuries. Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Every Hitchcock cameo from the director’s films

Director Alfred Hitchcock’s regular cameos in his films (he appears in 39 of the 52 he directed) are almost as well-known as his famous silhouette, but they didn’t start out that way. In Hitchcock, the book-length interview by Francois...Show More Summary


Lisa Schwarzbaum reviews new books about Alfred Hitchcock, Judy Garland, Orson Welles and more.

Cannes 2015: "Hitchcock/Truffaut," "Green Room," "Love"

All cinephiles worth their salt have spent hours upon hours poring over the works of Alfred Hitchcock. I'd wager that most of us also know every page of "Hitchcock/Truffaut," the book adapted from the week of interviews that François Truffaut conducted with Hitchcock in 1966. Show More Summary

Hitchcock Holocaust Documentary Screens in New York

2 months agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

The rescued and restored version of the 1945 documentary about World War II concentration camps co-directed by Alfred Hitchock premiered at the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival. The 88-minute film is set for its sold out New York...Show More Summary

Alfred Hitchcock Helped Make A Holocaust Documentary, And It's Whole Again

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

By the time British forces liberated the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945, Alfred Hitchcock had already lived in Hollywood for years. But fiction's master of suspense never forgot the very real horrors back in Europe. Once denied...Show More Summary

The Non-Nude Anatomy of Hitchcock’s Psycho Shower Scene

A fun video history of how Alfred Hitchcock, strip tease mags and chocolate syrup created the Psycho Shower Scene. "The Non-Nude Anatomy of Hitchcock’s Psycho Shower Scene" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. Show More Summary

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