Since its conception, the A&E thriller Bates Motel has been leading up to Alfred Hitchcock's seminal classic Psycho. But a huge change to that storyline is coming in Season 5.
Alfred Hitchcock's film North by Northwest is a classic. And now it is to be done at the London Coliseum, not I hasten to add as a stage work. The film is being shown at the Coliseum on Sunday 27 November 2016 with Bernard Herrmann's...Show More Summary
Spoilers ahead… The title of Manikandan’s new film – Kutrame Thandanai (Crime is Punishment) – may appear to knock on Dostoevsky’s door, but the film owes more to Alfred Hitchcock and Rear Window. At least for a while. The opening scenes are set in a crowded tenement complex, and we observe the goings on from […]
Alfred Hitchcock taught us all the dangers of spying on your neighbors with this 1954 thriller.
In adapting Daphne du Maurier’s dour novella The Birds for the movies, Alfred Hitchcock instructed his screenwriter to start the story with some screwball comedy in order to heighten the terror when it came. I think but cannot be sure that Leslye Headland is going for a similar effect in ... More »
With Together Again, Jesse Hassenger looks at actors and directors who have worked together on at least three films, analyzing the nature of their collaborations. If the internet existed 50 or 60 years ago, how many of Old Hollywood’s...Show More Summary
For the Weekend: _[How Alfred Hitchcock Blocks A Scene]_: > [How Alfred Hitchcock Blocks A Scene]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgnNakO6JZw&ab_channel=Nerdwriter1
On Saturday, Alfred Hitchcock’s birthday gave rise on Twitter to a show of cinematic enthusiasms, and, when some of my friends offered praise to “Marnie,” from 1964, I chimed in to add that I consider it Hitchcock’s best film, as well...Show More Summary
Alfred Hitchcock liked to insert himself, briefly, into his films. As the video above shows, he appears in 39 of his films, mostly near the beginning so he doesn't distract his audiences by looking for him the entire time. Tags: Alfred Hitchcock movies video
Director and star Anthony Perkins have a laugh while making one of the most iconic horror films of all time! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Today's pic once again circles back to Hitchcock. We hit up Rope a little while back and now we're going with one of his most famous movies. Show More Summary
On August 13th, a day that marked the 117th birthday of suspense maestro, Alfred Hitchcock, a community of filmmakers gathered in Champaign, Illinois, to celebrate the work of emerging talents aspiring to become the next masters of cinema. Show More Summary
Happy birthday to “Master of Suspense” Alfred Hitchcock. The English director’s voyeuristic thrills and deceptive characters are just a few trademarks of his movies. But one facet of his filmography that is sometimes overlooked is the fashion worn by Hitch’s stunningly dressed leading ladies, which the director often employed for its symbolic or suggestive resonance. Here […]
Alfred Hitchcock loved to use blonde actresses. Below, we rank the Hitchcock blondes.
Alfred Hitchcock once said that a film is as good as its villain—does this mean that the forthcoming U.S. elections will be good since the “bad guy” (Donald Trump) is an almost ideal villain? Yes, but in a very problematic sense. For the liberal majority, the 2016 elections represent a clear-cut...
Early August is traditionally the back shelf of the year’s cultural pantry. The cineplex is filled with movies that—like cans of split-pea soup bought immemorially long ago—reëmerge after being dismissed as too paltry for early summer and too lousy for a fall release. Show More Summary
Fifty years ago, Francois Truffaut published a book of interviews with Alfred Hitchcock. Film directors have been cribbing from it ever since. And now theres a movie!
What makes a film a classic? In a new monthly column, film scholar Bruce Isaacs looks at a single sequence from a classic film and analyses its brilliance. He starts here with Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo (1958) – recently voted the greatest film ever made in a Sight & Sound poll. In this...
Alfred Hitchcock and his cast take a breather during the making of his really cool one-shot illusion/murder mystery ROPE! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here with today's BTS image. It's high time we got some Hitchcock up in this big ol' relaunch of the column. Show More Summary
Rihanna has landed a job that’s more about screaming than singing. The pop superstar will play Marion Crane, the role made famous by Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 horror thriller Psycho, on the upcoming final season of Bates Motel. Show More Summary
Today at Comic-Con in San Diego, the producers of the A&E drama “Bates Motel” announced that Rihanna will join the show as Marion Crane, the victim in the famous shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, for the fifth and final season. Show More Summary